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[REBOL] Re: Encryption

From: mattsmac:hotmai:l at: 8-Sep-2003 12:03

Ok, good enough. So if I'm understanding correctly. I should be able to have 2 binary ports. One sending and one receiving. Then send the data through the sending port (as binary) and recieve it on the recieving port. Then change it to string and parse it from there. Here is what is happening though: I send a simple message "Hi" i have to do 2 reads on the recieving port, which returns 72 and 105 - both integers. So my question is then, why do I get integers instead of binary data, and if I need to deal with integers and somehow convert them to characters, how do I know when to stop reading from the recieving port? Please help this is reallllly frustrating, Matt Hi Matt, MM> Ok, maybe my inexperience is showing or I'm just dense. I need to use the MM> line refinement so that I can get the entire line of the message at once. MM> But you cannot use the binary and line refinements at the same time. How do MM> I get around this? If you're sending binary data, there is no concept of "lines". You'll have to send the data and decode it on the other end, breaking it up in to lines there if necessary. -- Gregg