curlyquotes, character sets, livecode, and english

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at
Sun May 26 17:41:44 EDT 2013

On Sun, May 26, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Dar Scott <dsc at> wrote:

> UTF8 is one of the "languages" of uniEncode and uniDecode functions.
>  Maybe you can convert to and from UTF8 as you need.  Or pull unicode out
> of the field and convert that.
> Character 213 is the first of a two byte sequence in UTF8, so a bubble-gum
> and tinfoil solution for that lone character would be to force a valid byte
> behind it and then remove it when you need.  This a bit ugly (I am hesitant
> to mention it) but it might have some advantages in your application.

I'm trying to figure out where they're even coming from!

The 213 wasn't utf, but either a mac curlyquote or section symbol (§).

I don't *think* that two byte codes should be coming out of a normal mac
set to english . . .

Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
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