Updated 2013-09-02 04:15:42 by RLE

Handle Command

handle <sub command> ?<arg> ...?:
handle deregister <handle>
Delete the handle removing the association from the handle name to an object.
handle get <handle>
Returns the object associated with the specified handle.
handle quote <handle>
A shortcut to simplify the process of using handles to pass objects through a string (eval) interface. Returns a string of the following form which evaluates to the object associated with the handle.
        [handle get <handle>]
handle register ?<prefix>? <value>
Create a handle with the specified prefix (or feather::handle if not prefix is specified) and a unique number within all handles of the same prefix; and create an association from it to the specified value.
handle set <handle> <value>
Change the value that is associated with the handle.