[PD] Text Functions
ricktaylor at speakeasy.net
Fri Feb 13 10:16:37 CET 2004
On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 18:46:42 +0100
Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org> wrote:
> mdk hat gesagt: // mdk wrote:
> > im no PD expert, but maybe one avenue worth investigating is finding the
> > appropriate software (hopefully something open-source) that does the
> > word recognition and spell checking then getting that to send control
> > data to PD via netsend / netreceive.
> > Perl seems to be the obvious candidate for its text munging
> > capabilities, and theres some simple code on the pure-data.org site for
> > a perl client that can talk to PD.
> > http://www.pure-data.org/Members/kogger/netperlpd/view
> > just an idea.
> A good idea IMO - although I would prefer Python as in
> http://www.pure-data.org/Members/fbar/tools/pdsender.py/view which I
> find easier to learn as well and you could even run it inside Pd. I
> would run it outside, though.
> Pd's own string handling capabilities are *very* limited. In a more
> text oriented full programming language like Python you get a lot of
> support for string handling, maybe you'll even find a binding directly
> to (i)spell.
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