[PD] request for objections: any2string -> unsigned char

Roman Haefeli reduzierer at yahoo.de
Sun Jan 18 19:41:06 CET 2009

On Sun, 2009-01-18 at 13:46 +0100, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
> Martin Peach wrote:
> > a string of bytes, for transmission. I think [any2string] is intended 
> > for purposes of serialization, to send data through a byte-oriented 
> > channel such as a serial port, ethernet, or file.
> i always thought that bryan's "pdstrings" was intended for purposes of
> linguistic processing (unlike a lot of your objects that are indeed
> targeted at transmission).

without having thought of what pdstring could be targeted to, i was
always looking for something targeted for transmission, i.e. to be used
together with [comport] or [tcp[server|client|send|receive]]. if
pdstring is not recommended, what is recommended then?



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