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[REBOL] launch behaviour and quitting

From: arolls:bigpond:au at: 4-Jun-2001 15:40

I disagree with the current launch behaviour, where a launched program can't launch another. This is to prevent launch loops, it is said. But we can still have 'do loops. A done program can still 'do another. And that is useful. It's useful to have loops. Think of a web browser: a page has a link to another page which links back to the first one. That's a good thing. I suggest allowing launching of programs to a certain limit, say 10, after which you could pop a window which says: Script requests permission to launch program x Yes No YesToAll Quit (or just an error message could be better). Otherwise it is difficult to make your own launcher which is itself launched. ie. from my reb-site: Click on the "start" icon to start my mini-launcher. It does its best to launch other programs. The problem is that those programs have the capability to 'quit. For example: click on the second icon under Animations , "anim.r". You can quit this program in two ways: - press "Quit" button (quits everything) - press window close button (continues with calling script, start.r) I would like to know if there is a command I can use in a script which allows me to quit as if I had pressed the close button in the window. ie. "continue from the bottom of this script" If there isn't one I suggest a refinement of 'halt: halt/only. What do you reckon? Anton.