vCard save file format binfile or file?
andre at andregarzia.com
Tue Jun 2 10:17:24 EDT 2020
A decade ago I wrote a vCard library for LiveCode:
It uses CRLF and file://, I never had trouble opening the generated vCards
but I haven't tested this in years.
On Mon, 1 Jun 2020 at 01:10, kee nethery via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> > On May 31, 2020, at 4:56 PM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> > If I just use URL file to save vCard files I will get different results
> on Windows vs Macintosh regarding CRLF. VCard files are text files.
> UTF-8 files. https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6350#section-3.1
> > The vCard standard requires CRLF as the line format regardless of which
> platform the data is being written in.
> True https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6350#section-3.2
> > LiveCode using the URL file command will write the file differently on
> Windows compared to Mac or Linux.
> Sure do wish Livecode would let us declare what a “text” file return
> character or characters was for writing a file. Same as we do with
> itemdelimiters. Something like:
> set linedelimiter to U+000D & U+000A
> > I can build the variable for the vCard and use CRLF instead of RETURN
> for line endings.
> > If I write the file using URL binfile format will it still be a text
> file that other programs can read?
> if you give it a .vcf suffix it should work.
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