Re: Where is André ? André says "goodbye"

Drs Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Sat Mar 14 09:40:48 EDT 2020


It looks like url("file:...") still makes some conversion. I think we 
should still use binfile to avoid conversion and before we do so, we 
need to make sure we get the encoding right.

Mark Schonewille
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Op 14-3-2020 om 14:29 schreef Paul Dupuis via use-livecode:
> On 3/14/2020 3:58 AM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode wrote:
>> revXMLPutIntoNode idID, "/identity/name", textEncode (field  
>> "name_source" ,"UTF8") -- fld contains "André"
>>
>> When I write the XML file:
>>
>> put revXMLText (idID) into URL **myFile.xml**
>>
>> … I don’t find André any longer, but André
>
> First, é is HTML for é which is correct, just encoded as an HTML 
> character value.
>
> If you code it as (below) with the textEncode to UTF8 removed
>
> on mouseUp
>   put 
> revXMLCreateTree("<identity><name></name></identity>",false,true,false) 
> into idID
>   revXMLPutIntoNode idID, "/identity/name",  field  "name_source" -- 
> fld contains "André"
>   put revXMLText (idID) into URL 
> ("file:"&specialFolderPath("desktop")&slash&"myFile.xml")
> end mouseUp
>
> You just get Andr - the é is removed
>
> on mouseUp
>   put 
> revXMLCreateTree("<identity><name></name></identity>",false,true,false) 
> into idID
>   revXMLPutIntoNode idID, "/identity/name",  field  "name_source" -- 
> fld contains "André"
>   put textEncode(revXMLText (idID),"UTF-8") into URL 
> ("file:"&specialFolderPath("desktop")&slash&"myFile.xml")
> end mouseUp
>
> You still just get Andr - the é is removed
>
> I think revXMLText may convert all non-ASCII characters to HTML entities
>
> Some of the rev* libraries are not fully Unicode aware, for example, 
> for revZIP, I filed this confirmed bug: 
> https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=22202
>
> Either by design or as a bug, any accented characters (non-ASCII) you 
> may have to deal with HTTML encodings for
>
> And a search of the LiveCode Quality Center shows the exact bug you 
> are running into is: https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=18927
>
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