Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:06 AM.


on stringToAddress (dotsstring) { //turns a string with dots into a legal odb address, if possible
	local (i, s = "");
	for i = 1 to string.countfields (dotsstring, '.') {
		s = s + "[\"" + string.nthField (dotsstring, '.', i) + "\"]."};
	return (address (string.delete (s, sizeof (s), 1)))}
<<bundle //test code
	<<dialog.alert (stringToAddress ("dweb.home.98.02"))

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.