[futurebasic] Re: [FB] FB^3 and long strings

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From: Chris Stasny <staz@...>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 13:02:47 -0500
>On the wish list for FB^3 were long strings over 255 chars.
>I believe Staz promised something like long string 'containers.'
>Those of you on the Beta list; is this implemented?; how does it work?
>I have some text utilities I would consider updating to FB^3
>to overcome the liability of short strings, provided I don't have
>to completely reprogram _everthing_. Previously 'Long String Functions'
>were recommended to me, but since my programs are filled with BASIC
>MID$, INSTR$, LEFT$, RIGHT$ calls the thought of reprogramming the
>whole thing is too onerous to comtemplate.
>What say ye on what FB^3 can do with strings longer than 255?

Most of this is already in place. We will go back and pick up where we left
off when more pressing issues have been delt with. It's on the list.


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