[PD-dev] getting rid of #/$ and sharptodollar()
matju at artengine.ca
Tue Aug 18 02:06:35 CEST 2009
On Mon, 17 Aug 2009, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> I'm hacking away on the array panel and generalized the panel stuff in
> the pd-gui and I ran into the sharptodollar() and mofo stuff in
> pdtk_array. It seems there has got to be a better way to do this, like
> properly escaping the $ on the Tcl side so Pd handles it properly. Can
> anyone think of a reason not to try this?
Since I started talking about this ~5 years ago, two things changed:
1. in 2007.08.25, dd eliminated all of it and made it brace-proof,
space-proof, backslash-proof, etc.
2. in 0.40, pd aggravated the situation by starting to support $1$2 as a
dollsym everywhere except iemgui, where it blows up:
error: #1$2: argument number out of range
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