[PD] $ expansion
Maurizio Umberto Puxeddu
umbpux at tin.it
Mon Sep 9 11:31:51 CEST 2002
On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, CK wrote:
> I read:
> > I'm puzzled because I only get the first dollar expanded while the second
> > is considered as literal. For example I get things like
> from m_atom.c:
> > /* convert an atom into a string, in the reverse sense of binbuf_text (q.v.)
> > * special attention is paid to symbols containing the special characters
> > * ';', ',', '$', and '\'; these are quoted with a preceding '\', except that
> > * the '$' only gets quoted at the beginning of the string.
> > */
Ok, I was trying to use PD without looking at the internals... thanks.
Is there a rationale for that? Like conflict with other features, backward
compatibility with Max?
Maurizio Umberto Puxeddu.
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