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Re: script inserts \x00 bytes on WinXP

by gok8000 (Scribe)
on Sep 05, 2008 at 20:21 UTC ( #709383=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to script inserts \x00 bytes on WinXP

I've looked a comparative ASCII table between Mac and Win. x00 is the null on both platforms. xb0 is infinity on Mac, but has no correspondence on Win. So probably on Win x00 comes out in place of xb0. A solution might be to global substitute xb0 with x27, the "degree", before any processing. And probably you will be off.

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Re^2: script inserts \x00 bytes on WinXP
by ikegami (Pope) on Sep 05, 2008 at 22:28 UTC
    Byte 0xB0 exists on Windows as well. It may not display the same, but instances of 0xB0 don't suddenly become 0x00 based on the OS being used to read the file.

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[Lady_Aleena]: Module is currently 104 lines but will shirnk to 63. The script using the module is currently 40 lines but will grow to 82, 180 to 146 lines total. (This is after rewrting the data files.)

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