[futurebasic] Re: [FB] HANDLEEVENTS has *NO* delay

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From: ted <ted@...>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2000 16:40:47 -0400
From the nimble fingers of Chris Stasny (staz@...) (25/9/2000
10:44 AM) came...

>> At first glance, the FBII version will run a generic app much faster because
>> the default gFBEvtWneTicks& in FB3 is 2 (=32 mS): you loose the computer for
>> 32mS every time you do HANDLEEVENTS.
> 
> 
> This is just not correct. The computer does not send **N U L L**
> events during the wait period. Regular events are handled. Your
> program continues to operate as normal.
> 
> There is no bug in HANDLEEVENTS and there is no delay built in. It is
> only a _mask_ for unnecessary null events.

I was, I think, the bonehead to whom you addressed that same explanation
some months back. Sorry about that.

It has become convenient for me to refer to these gafs as "Seniors'
Moments". 
-- 
Ted Spencer; ted@...
-- 
To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose
oneself.
(Soren Kierkegaard)