Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Thu Oct 2 19:54:23 CEST 2008

Ed Kelly hat gesagt: // Ed Kelly wrote:

> Has anyone done stuff with RSS feeds in PD? I'd like to be able to
> use live web data as an input to a PD patch.
> Also, is there an object thet tells you how may "letters" a symbol
> has?

For processing larger amounts of text I generally recommend to use a
scripting language inside Pd.  Lua (pdlua) is a very good choice IMO.
Then get the length of a string with the usual approaches of the
scripting language of your choice e.g. in Lua: 

 a = "foobar"
 print(#a)   -- prints 6

 Frank Barknecht                                     _ ______footils.org__

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