compress & decompress

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sat Mar 28 13:58:58 EDT 2015

On 3/28/2015 12:22 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Trivia question for Jacque or other HyperCard fans who might now:  did
> reading in HyperTalk also strip NULL bytes, or convert NULLs to spaces?
>   LiveCode doesn't, but I had thought I'd heard that HC did.

NULL was disallowed entirely, it was used as an end-of-field marker. It 
didn't strip or replace them, it just stopped reading when it hit one.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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