mySQL and accented chars revisited
pete at lcsql.com
Wed Nov 4 20:08:26 EST 2015
I agree, it is strange it's not in the textEncode entry, never noticed that.
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On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 5:06 PM, Kay C Lan <lan.kc.macmail at gmail.com> wrote:
> As Peter says. This statement appears in the textDecode entry in the
> Dictionary but for some strange reason not in the textEncode entry. It says
> it all:
> It is highly recommended that any time you interface with things outside
> LiveCode (files, network sockets, processes, etc) that you explicitly
> textEncode any text you send outside LiveCode and textDecode all text
> received into LiveCode. If this doesn't happen, a platform-dependent
> encoding will be used (which normally does not support Unicode text).
> As stated this includes simple things like reading a text file into LC and
> includes sending to and receiving from any flavour of database. It also
> includes things like using shell - have been tripped up when using ls and
> other shell file utilities that involve file names with accented chars.
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