Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:06 AM.


on getRootAddress (adr) { //return the address of the root of the db containing adr
	if not defined (adr^) {
		scriptError ("Can't get the root address of \"" + adr + "\" because it doesn't exist.")};
	if table.inGuestDatabase (adr) {
		local (x = string.parseAddress (adr));
		return (@[x [1]])};
	return (@root)}
<<bundle //test code
	<<dialog.alert (getRootAddress (table.getCursorAddress ()))

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.