I just had an, "AHA!" moment. 

Bob S


> On Feb 14, 2019, at 10:15 , Richard Gaskin via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> The example there is uses two paths that differ based on the Unix shortcut of 
> "~" for the user's home folder, e.g.:
> 
>   /home/matthias/workfolder/somestack.livecode
> 
> ...vs:
> 
>  ~/workfolder/somestack.livecode
> 
> Both paths refer to the same file system object, but apparently the engine 
> maintains its handle to the file based on the given path rather than the 
> fully resolved path, so it believes those are two different files in which 
> the stack objects happen to have the same name.


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