uuencoded

Warren Kuhl warrenkuhl at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 12:58:29 EST 2011


John,

Thanks for the explanation.  I was just if there were similarities
between UUENCODE and BASE64.  Unfortunately these are UUENCODE files.
I think I found a open source that will take care of the UUENCODE and
even yENC which I will require as well.  Am testing it now.

All the best!

Warren

On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 11:50 AM, John Brozycki <johnb at hvc.rr.com> wrote:
> Warren,
>
> Although UUENCODE and BASE64 are not the same, there is some similarity and newer versions of UUENCODE have the ability to output to BASE64.  If you have any control of the image production process, you might be able to output them in BASE64, then you can use the "base64Decode" command in LiveCode.
>
> If not: I've never tried decoding a uuencoded file with base64Decode, but it wouldn't hurt to give it a try.  (I don't think base64Decode will decode uuencoded files, but it's possible that the uuencoded files could actually be BASE64.)  If this fails, you could shell an external command.  For example, in Mac OS X there are built in commands uuencode and uudecode.
>
> Good luck,
> John
>
> On Nov 25, 2011, at 10:41 AM, Warren Kuhl wrote:
>
>> I have files (jpg/gif) that are uuencoded.  Is there a simple way in
>> LiveCode to convert these to jpg or gif files?
>>
>> Thanks for any help,
>> Warren
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