TSNet hanging

Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami brahma at hindu.org
Sat May 11 19:45:40 EDT 2019


I have got a 'associated'  error with the browser in Android.

 If a web page in not available it will provide an ugly error message on android
 (I get the text tomorrow) and the UI is frozen. I don't know. They could be related...

BR

On 5/10/19, 11:14 AM, "use-livecode on behalf of J. Landman Gay via use-livecode" <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

    On 5/10/19 3:04 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
    > I have one particular file downloading from a server that hangs TSNet 
    > and freezes the IDE. It hangs on mobile too. In both, it requires a 
    > force-quit to get out. A similar file from another set loads without 
    > issues.
    > 
    > The files are saved in UTF8 with Mac carriage returns. They are not 
    > compressed. I textDecode them and replace the returns with LF. The file 
    > that fails has some weird characters that don't translate correctly 
    > using textDecode(<chars>,"UTF8"). Firefox has no problem getting the 
    > file and displaying it as text, but does show the strange characters. 
    > The same file opened in BBEdit doesn't have a problem, the characters 
    > are translated as curly quotes.
    > 
    > I don't know if these will come through on the list, but here are examples:
    > 
    >    “interlude.”  -- beginning and ending curly quotes
    >    name’ -- single curly quote
    > 
    > Would these hang a download? It's the only difference I can find between 
    > the one that works (no quotes at all) and this one.
    > 
    > BTW, after textDecoding, LC throws an errors for codepointToNum on the 
    > second example ("error in expression"), and says the curly quotes in the 
    > first example are either 0 or 1770 (an Arabic glyph.)
    > 
    > I'll ask the client to upload a zip file and see if that will download, 
    > but I don't think LC will translate the characters correctly anyway. If 
    > it helps, the original files were exported from FileMaker.
    > 
    
    Update: the error is because there are actually three codepoints. When I 
    decode them individually I get what came through on the list:
    
    226 - 8364 - 339
    Latin Small Letter A With Circumflex - Euro Sign - Latin Small Ligature Oe
    
    Which still isn't a curly quote.
    -- 
    Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
    HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
    
    
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