create a plist from script with iRev
jimaultwins at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 6 05:05:36 CST 2010
Thomas McGrath: here are a couple Interesting web pages
The plutil comes with Xcode development toolkit on Mac OS X. Erica
Sadun has ported it to iPhone. This is a neat tool to process
the .plist files.
The ported plutil is here: plutil for iPhone
Google "plutil php"
and you will also find plutil.exe for windows on the listing.
On Jan 6, 2010, at 2:35 AM, Luis wrote:
> If this is for On-Rev (which I believe can handle Perl) you could
> load plutil.pl on the server and have it convert to XML and Text:
> (Wikipedia 'Webarchive' for more infos).
> On 6 Jan 2010, at 09:41, Jim Ault wrote:
>> You could send the plist file to a Rev cgi running on OSX and it
>> would return the result, or perhaps an iPhone app (as it might have
>> plutil in its operating system)
>> On Jan 5, 2010, at 2:45 PM, Sarah Reichelt wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 12:39 AM, Thomas McGrath III <mcgrath3 at mac.com
>>> > wrote:
>>>> Does anyone have a way or explanation on how to create a plist
>>>> file on
>>>> revOnline via script???
>>>> It turns out that Apple recommends using a pList over json or xml
>>>> transferring data via NSUrl.
>>>> There would be a lot of things I could do if I knew how to create
>>>> (on the desktop I can do them and upload manually but then I
>>>> would still
>>>> have to populate them online)
>>> Tom, I have a stack that I use for editing plist files:
>>> Perhaps you could start with an existing plist and use the scripts
>>> here to modify them.
>>> When you say revOnline, do you mean On-Rev? revOnline doesn't allow
>>> anything other than stack hosting does it?
>>> As regards On-Rev, the servers are Linux machines, so the plutil
>>> command will not be available, as it is OS X only.
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