[PD] (breaking symbols) was Re: find a list of numbers in a text file

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Sat Sep 10 07:57:49 CEST 2011

On Tue, 6 Sep 2011, martin.peach at sympatico.ca wrote:

> Yes, I think it ought to be up to the external to implement its own 
> symbol-to-float converter since there is no universally valid way of 
> doing it. The same pattern will have different meanings in different 
> context and Pd can't be expected to know what is expected in a specific 
> case.

Give examples...

Which other ways are you thinking about, apart from something that behaves 
more or less like strtof ?

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