LC902 and LC901 Crash with Answer

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Sun Feb 17 14:05:01 EST 2019


That shouldn't be a problem. OP said he was URLencoding after the 
base64encoding, so all the random HTML characters should be 'protected'.

Alex.

On 17/02/2019 17:43, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> That sounds more like a hang rather than a crash, which means LC is 
> involved in a lengthy process that is forbidding any other actions.
>
> The answer dialog tries to create html text in order to support text 
> styles. My guess is that it's trying to interpret the random 
> characters in the base64 text as html and is getting stuck in a loop.
>
> -- 
> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
> On February 17, 2019 6:14:45 AM JJS via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> anyone had this before? with LC902 community on win10 64bits
>>
>>
>> When i put 25 variables into a variable like this:
>>
>> put "id=" & tId & "&name=" & tN & "&address=" & tA ......and so
>> on....into varSendData
>>
>> half of the variables are ---> encrypted--->base64encoded--->URLencoded
>>
>> then
>>
>> answer varSendData ----just to check if it is correct what i post to my
>> php middleware
>>
>> LC902 crashes, it's just unresponsive and have to close it via 
>> taskmanager
>>
>> Now i did not see this before and it always worked.
>>
>> So deleted preferences file, no luck
>>
>> downloaded LC901, same issue
>>
>> If i uncomment the answer then it works as expected
>>
>>
>> all other answer commands in the script work normally.
>>
>> So is there a limit to what can be shown by the answer command or are
>> the encoded elements the cullprit?
>>
>> I know with normal text you can show a lot.
>>
>>
>> thanks Sphere(Jerry)
>>
>>
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