[futurebasic] RE: [FB] Testing aliases...

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From: Chris.Young@...
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 1999 17:01:13 -0500
> OK, I'll try detaching the handle instead of making a copy of it...
> Can I def disposeh a detached resourece handle to get rid of it, or 
do I
> still need to call releaseresource?
> 
Use DisposeH, since it is no longer a resource handle.

> > Also, wouldn't the Toolbox FN HandToHand be useful here?
> I've always found the syntax of FN HandToHand puzzling and I got into 
the
> habit of doing it this way when, in an earlier version of FB, FN 
HandToHand
> just did not work...
> 
> > If you look at FN UseAlias (which I'm sure you have), the alis 
resource
> > is also set to non-purgable before the call to FN RESOLVEALIAS.
> OK, but if I've made a copy of the alias handle, or detached it, and 
I've
> locked the copy handle or the detached handle, is your comment still 
valid?
> 

If it is locked, I think not. Yeah, I agree that HandToHand and 
HandAndHand (can't remember which) was defined differently in FB as 
opposed to IM. HdnToHand in FB is defined as

newHndl& = FN HandToHand(oldHndl&)

Regards,

Chris Young

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