[PD] pd symbol confusion
dmedine at ucsd.edu
Wed Jan 14 01:48:42 CET 2015
I begin to understand. Thank you!
On 1/13/2015 4:19 PM, Claude Heiland-Allen wrote:
> On 13/01/15 23:51, David Medine wrote:
>> how to pack the strings into symbols
> gensym() turns a string into a symbol (so pointer equality can be used
> instead of string comparison)
> note that there is no way to remove a symbol once it's added to the
> global symbol table.
> if you're doing a lot of string processing, perhaps do it all inside a
> pdlua or some other scripting external, instead of passing strings as
> symbols through pd patch cords.
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