Should "put" to the Message Box be affected by lockMessages?

Brian Milby brian at milby7.com
Thu May 24 20:29:34 EDT 2018


https://github.com/livecode/livecode/pull/6544


On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 1:36 PM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Thanks Richard.
>
> I just saw this thread. This has been reported in the past as well (
> https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=16235), against LC 6.7.x.
>
> Best,
> Panos
> --
>
> On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 7:28 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
> > Thanks for chiming in, Monte.  Done:
> > https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=21302
> >
> > --
> >  Richard Gaskin
> >  Fourth World Systems
> >
> > Monte Goulding wrote:
> > > Ah… yes please report it if you haven’t yet done so. It should just be
> > > a matter of temporarily setting the MClockmessages to False before
> > > sending the message in MCB_setmsg then back to the previous state
> > > after. We do that elsewhere for things like dispatch. The result will
> > > be better than reverting to the old behavior because clearly it was
> > > previously possible for the message box to be presented while messages
> > > were blocked causing some bugs I’m sure.
> > >
> > > This would be an easy community contribution for someone that wants to
> > > dip their toe in ;-)
> > >
> > > Cheers
> > > Monte
> > >
> > >> On 24 May 2018, at 9:34 am, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> > >>
> > >> I like the new Message Box API, but I've noticed that now that it's
> > >> message-driven it's no longer immune to the lockMessages.
> > >>
> > >> I have a habit of putting in a simple "put" command here and there
> > >> during development for diagnostics, and with the v9 changes "put"
> > >> won't bring up the Message Box if the lockMessages is set to true.
> > >>
> > >> Anyone else miss the old behavior?
> > >>
> > >> Has anyone missed it enough to submit a bug report/feature request to
> > >> reinstate the traditional behavior?
> > >>
> >
> >
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