(almost) Golly softlock

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fluffykitty
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(almost) Golly softlock

Post by fluffykitty » December 29th, 2016, 12:44 pm

If you run this script:

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import golly as g
while 1:
	g.note("This was a bad idea.")
the only way to stop it is to close the textbox and stop the script at the same time. You should probably be able to stop scripts while a textbox is open.
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Re: (almost) Golly softlock

Post by dvgrn » December 29th, 2016, 3:32 pm

fluffykitty wrote:...the only way to stop it is to close the textbox and stop the script at the same time. You should probably be able to stop scripts while a textbox is open.
As long as there's a textbox you're usually okay -- at least, I can escape from this kind of loop by just holding down the Escape key for a little while.

Maybe on faster computers the next dialog always pops up before the next key repeat? I've never had a computer where the Escape key didn't break out of a textbox loop eventually.

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