No crashes or errors, I just didn’t get back the data I expected.

Does it really have anything to do with message paths?

I just expected

    the long id of field1 of card 1

to do what it says, that is, to return a specifier to (the instance of) field 1 
on card 1. At the time I was iterating through all substacks and controls in a 
stack and wanted a specifier which would work for substacks as well as objects 
so the long id was the natural choice.

I understand why the long id of a group has to contain a reference to the  
current card or the first card containing the group, but in this case I am 
actually specifying the card reference I want, so it *could* return what I 
expected, it just doesn’t. Tough cheese. (Oops, I mentioned c…..)


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