Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Should do. Richmond. On 15/03/17 23:03, Mike Bonner via use-livecode wrote: does this mean one could replace /u with 0x and then replace uls with empty and end up with the correct end result? On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 2:16 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Ouch. My excuse is that I was working with the example you supplied. Richmond. On 15/03/17 22:36, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: What if the user name has seven characters after the escape sequence? On 3/15/17 3:16 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: Just knock off the

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-15 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 3/15/17 4:03 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode wrote: does this mean one could replace /u with 0x and then replace uls with empty and end up with the correct end result? Aha. Now I know what's been wrong with my scripts. I've been replacing *nulls* with empty. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-15 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
does this mean one could replace /u with 0x and then replace uls with empty and end up with the correct end result? On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 2:16 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Just knock off the last 3, and what is left is what you want. > >

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-15 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
What if the user name has seven characters after the escape sequence? On 3/15/17 3:16 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: Just knock off the last 3, and what is left is what you want. Richmond. On 3/15/17 6:43 pm, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: The problem with the pseudo

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-15 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Sounds like a mob hit. :-) Bob S > On Mar 15, 2017, at 13:16 , Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode > wrote: > > Just knock off the last 3, and what is left is what you want. > > Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-15 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Just knock off the last 3, and what is left is what you want. Richmond. On 3/15/17 6:43 pm, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: The problem with the pseudo code is that there's no clear indication of how many characters at the end to preserve. I'm not sure how the libraries deal with that.

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-15 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
The problem with the pseudo code is that there's no clear indication of how many characters at the end to preserve. I'm not sure how the libraries deal with that. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-15 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 14/03/2017 21:26, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I'm dealing with non-English languages, and JSON data retrieved from a database comes in with unicode escape sequences like this: Eduardo Ba\u00f1uls. I need to translate those. I can do it by replacing the "\u" with "0x" and then

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-15 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
No; it won't always be 4 characters, here's an admittedly extremely obscure ancient Sinhala number; 0x111F4. Of course the chances of encountering whacky characters like that is small, but you'll have to make sure you can cope with them should they crop up. If you look at Eduardo Ba\u00f1uls

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-14 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
What I mean is - retrieve through JS to avoid escape characters then translate to utf-8 to pass to LC. Might be too complicated though. Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 14, 2017, at 5:26 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > www.hyperactivesw.com

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-14 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Does JavaScript have a way to do the translation? Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 14, 2017, at 5:26 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > I'm dealing with non-English languages, and JSON data retrieved from a > database comes in with unicode escape