[PD] messages, text and symbols

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Wed Feb 27 17:43:06 CET 2002

Hi Thomas,

I would suggest passing strings as lists of numbers from 1 to 255.


On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 11:26:55AM +0100, Thomas Grill wrote:
> Hi list,
> i have a rather basic question (which has most likely already been
> answered).
> Sending a message to an object, are all textual elements converted into
> symbols (and supposedly stored by pd for future recognition)? - and if, is
> there a way to avoid that?
> In other words, can text be passed to an object without being processed by
> pd?
> thanks,
> Thomas

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