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Re: curl: (26) failed creating formpost data

From: Doug McNutt <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 12:04:32 -0700

At 11:14 +0100 1/25/06, Laurent Humbert wrote:
> I must have made a mistake when I first tried it. I'm calling curl thru AppleScript some setting up commands with quotes etc.. can be a little tricky.

Quotes in AppleScript have driven me to BBEdit worksheets for handling curl. I did, though, create some doggerel which helps for curl via AppleScript. It uses as opposed to "do shell script". That allows display of curl's progress "bar" and makes quoting easier.

<> # The read-me

There is also the "quoted form of" construct in AppleScript which backslashes the backslashes which escape the quote characters appropriately - - if that makes any sense at all.

Applescript syntax is like English spelling:
Roughly, but not thoroughly, thought through.
Received on 2006-01-25