[PD] gatom length and osx problems

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Thu Nov 10 10:42:17 CET 2005

Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> It seems that 80 is quite short for [makesymbol].  Any reason not to  
> make it longer?  I think most filesystems have a limit of 256 chars for  
> filenames, for example.

well, for filenames use [makefilename] ;-)

seriously, i have no idea why there is this 80 characters limit.
i have now changed it to MAXPDSTRING (in CVS)

probably it would be a nice idea to make this resettable by the user.


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