One correction. If a value is returned by the handler that was called, the 
result will be that value. 

Bob S

> On Aug 3, 2022, at 08:53 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode 
> <> wrote:
> One, if I'm calling a handler in a different object that is outside the 
> normal message path then I'll dispatch the handler to that object rather than 
> using send. One caveat: note that the dispatch command returns a three-state 
> value: "handled", "unhandled", and "passed". So on checking the return value 
> I use "if it it not unhandled then...". The advantage is that there's no 
> runtime error if the command isn't caught, at the slight disadvantage of 
> having to check whether it was handled.

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