[thelist] text delimiter

Mike Migurski mike-evolt at teczno.com
Thu Sep 25 18:20:22 CDT 2003

>I want to send a handful of free text fields in one big text variable to
>another program. So I need a delimiter. ;'s no good because it might
>easily be used in the text.

Any delimiter will do, just be sure to escape instance of it in your text:

	something else
	something with a ';' in it

...might become:

	something;something else;something with a '\;' in it

...where ';' is the delimiter, and '\;' is a semicolon.

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