[Catalyst] does detach cancel forward

Andrew Rodland andrew at cleverdomain.org
Sat Nov 7 23:30:27 GMT 2009

On Saturday 07 November 2009 01:08:33 pm Steve Rippl wrote:
> it's just that I had started thinking
> in terms of "nested" flow control because that's what I wanted (wishful
> thinking...).  I thought perhaps each forward created a separate
> nest/level I could detach out of and previous forwards were
> "remembered", but obviously this isn't the case.

No, this *is* the case, 100%. Forward is nothing more than a function call, so 
you can nest it and you get a call stack. It's just that, as I pointed out, 
detach throws an extension that unwinds that whole stack.


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