[PD] Fwd: Bug entering '{' characters WAS: who is using [entry]?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Fri Nov 16 21:40:56 CET 2007

On Nov 16, 2007, at 2:01 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Fri, 16 Nov 2007, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> yeah, that's a known bug throughout Pd.  I wonder if you send {}
>> whether that works?  Is it only an unmatched { that causes the
>> problem?  I suppose the text widget should filter those out then.
> If you backslash them then Tcl will recognise them. The lock-up  
> problem is that Tcl is waiting forever to get a matching close- 
> brace. Backslashes "literalise" those characters. Backslashes  
> themselves can be literalised too.

So... anyone want to write a regexp that escapes any unclosed  
brackets?  That would be a tricky one... but very useful for Pd.



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