Decompress cross platform

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Fri Oct 3 17:24:01 EDT 2003


On 10/3/03 4:28 PM, Dar Scott wrote:

> 
> On Friday, October 3, 2003, at 02:45 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> 
>> I may be mis-remembering, but I thought character conversions were now 
>> done on custom properties as well as on fields. Or was I dreaming > that?
> 
> 
>  From the dictionary entry for ISOToMac():
> 
>> Revolution automatically translates text in fields and scripts, as 
>> well as the names of custom properties, into the appropriate character 
>> set when you move a stack from one platform to another. It is 
>> therefore not necessary to translate them. However, the contents of 
>> custom properties, since they may contain binary data, are not 
>> translated automatically and must be translated if they contain 
>> characters whose ASCII value is 128 or greater.

So I was mis-remembering. Good. It's just the names that are translated.

> Maybe the compressed htmlText could go into a custom property.

Yes, I think that's what I'll do. It solves everything.


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