Get URL anomaly

Charles Warwick charles at techstrategies.com.au
Tue Mar 6 08:50:58 CET 2018


Hi Graham,


> On 5 Mar 2018, at 10:56 pm, Graham Samuel via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> As in some of my previous mails, I’m talking about having to retrieve a tiny text file from a server (and later put a modified version of it back, but let’s get one problem solved at a time) The whole thing is just a few lines of code:
> 
> constant myFileOnTheServer = "www.myserver.comm/mytextfile.txt”
> 
> put “http://“ & myFileOnTheServer into t1
> 
> get URL t1
> 
> if the result is empty then
> 
>    do stuff with ‘it’, where the text file is placed
> 
>
I would recommend using:

put URL t1 into tData

The contents of ‘it’ can be changed by other commands, so if you are having issues in a more complex app, maybe something else is overwriting that value?

Cheers,

Charles



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