[PD] pd to webpage
martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Thu Oct 18 21:16:25 CEST 2007
Thomas O Fredericks wrote:
>The help is in moocow/pdstring-help.pd
It's not there in the autobuilt Pd version 0.40.3-extended-20070905 even
though any2string is there in extra/flatspace, but I found it in cvs. I'll
see if I can do the webserver with it.
>On 10/18/07, Martin Peach <martin.peach at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > Thomas O Fredericks wrote:
> > >What is the difference between [str] and [any2string]?
> > I don't know. I can't find the help file for [any2string] so I don't
> > how to use it. Maybe I have to look at the source code?
> > >If I understand correctly str is a wrapper for standard string
> > >and
> > >it's output is a pointer to a string.
> > More or less true. There are also functions to output the string as
> > or
> > symbols.
> > >I believe this approach is more limited that using any2string because
> > >basic string functions can be recreated once a symbol is converted to a
> > >series of bytes. For example, to split a string along a space character
> > you
> > >can use [list split 32], but with the [str] architecture, you need to
> > >[str csplit 32].
> > That's one more character to type ;)
> > If the web page patch could be done with [any2string] and [list] then
> > sure.
> > When I did the string stuff I was not aware of any other way of
> > manipulating
> > arbitrary lists of bytes. Pd tries to interpret anything you type and
> > characters don't get through unmangled. Even with the [str] object you
> > have
> > to specify them by ascii code.
> > Martin
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