Convert Path strings to POSIX strings

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Mon Nov 18 13:58:03 EST 2013


Hi Brahmanathaswami,

Have a look at revMacFromUnixPath and revUnixFromMacPath.

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On 18 nov 2013, at 19:40, Brahmanathswami wrote:

> Can we convert path strings like this (complete mess! but OSX accepts them, but later they break other apps....)
> 
> "/Volumes/Varuna/Art Storage/*Archives/Other art/Lotus /Google Image Result for http___f33.yahoofs.com_mapann_1000_sr_22692099138f2f.jpg%3Flc_____DWcnzQJ1P.jpg",
> 
> 
> "/Volumes/Varuna/Art Storage/*Archives/Other art/Lotus /Google Image Result for http___img2.etsystatic.com_il_570xN.248471862.jpg.jpg",
> 
> 
> to POSIX strings using Livecode?  I know I can do it with AppleScript but I want to pass them as POSIX strings to a Javascript (I don't even know if javascript will accept POSIX strings as input to JSON type variable... )
> 
> I tried to do my homework on this, but I'm not sure I even understand yet what a POSIX string is!
> 
> 
> 
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