DZ-Jay wrote:
> Arno Garrels wrote:
>>> 
>>> If the Index is not zero-based (starts with 1), then it should be 6,
>>> otherwise you'd get '=AUTH' or ' AUTH'.
>> 
>> 
>> But S is _not_ an array, it is a String type.
>> At index 0 of a String you have the length.
>> 
> 
> Right, so then the Index argument starts at 1 to mark the first
> character.  That means that if you start with:
> S := '250-AUTH=LOGIN CRAM-MD5 PLAIN';
> 
> and then do:
> Delete(S, 1, 4);
> 
> you are left with:
> S := 'AUTH=LOGIN CRAM-MD5 PLAIN';
> 
> So now, if you do:
> S := Copy(S, 5, Length(S));
> 
> then you get:
> S := '=LOGIN CRAM-MD5 PLAIN';
> 
> Because it started copying at the 5th character, no?
> This is why St├ęphane mentioned that the Index should be changed to a 6.
>   I think you thought he was talking about the 5 in the third argument of
> if (CompareText(Copy(S, 1, 5), 'AUTH ') = 0) or
> 
> Instead of the 5 in the second argument of
> S := Copy(S, 5, Length(S));

Yes, you are right, I have to read the list more carefully!
I'm actually too tired to say something usefull, it's late...

Bye bye

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Arno Garrels [TeamICS]


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