TSNet hanging

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat May 11 22:56:14 EDT 2019


It might be related somehow, but my troublesome file is available. The same 
url in a browser (Firefox) loads it okay.

But the hang and freeze sound similar.
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Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On May 11, 2019 6:47:40 PM Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> 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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