OT: Decrypting PHP preg_replace Strings

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Mon Dec 26 10:55:12 EST 2011

On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 1:40 PM, Richard Gaskin
<ambassador at fourthworld.com>wrote:

> For example, SQL injection is a common vulnerability, and PHP provides a
> function to sanitize data going into the DB.  Any of you have a similar
> LiveCode function to sanitize data?

For some years, I've requested the exposure of mysql_real_escape_string()
function from dbmysql database driver. The function is already there in the
libraries that LiveCode is linked to but it is not exposed to us. This
function correctly escapes a string so that the content can't be used for


You guys can vote for the enhancement here. This would benefit
LiveCodeServer, Desktop and Mobile.

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