I've partially deciphered it. I created a tab delimited table of each 
non-printing character followed by the text between that and the next 
non-printing character. Here is a sample:

12      contactphone
12      661-257-1177
13      contactonsite
5       false
12      contactemail
6       itname

The 12 before the contactphone and the 5 before the false are clearly the 
length of the value. 0 is some kind of delimiter. 8 following contactphone and 
contactonsite appears to mean "what follows is a value" (also preceded by a 
length) and 7 means "empty". 

What is clear before going any further is that a key cannot be discerned from 
this format. At least not very easily. 

Now I wrote a function years ago similar to printKeys() but specifically 
designed so that filter could be used on the result. It produces a comma 
delimited list, each item of which is a tab separated value of the array key 
and the value. It looks like this:

[1] ["addr2"]   ,[1] ["smtppassword"]   none,[1] ["itemail"]    ,[1] 
["contactphone"]   661-257-1177,[1] ["contactonsite"]      false, etc. 

You can see from this format that you can convert to lines and then you can 
filter the lines by key or by value. If you want by key you could filter by 
quote & key & quote. Otherwise for values filter by tab & value. 

The downside would be working with really large arrays because of course this 
loops through every array element to produce a textual representation of the 
array. Still, it's something if you already have an array for one reason or 
another, and you want to search/filter the array for keys or values. 

Bob S

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