[PD] Reason for not allowing '{' and '}' in Pd?

Alexandre Torres Porres porres at gmail.com
Mon May 14 21:05:46 CEST 2018

2018-05-14 8:43 GMT-03:00 Christof Ressi <christof.ressi at gmx.at>:

> it's because these characters are special in Tcl and Pd currently doesn't
> try to escape them when sending them to the gui. you can still construct
> those characters on the Pd side (e.g. sending the ascii value to [list
> tosymbol]) but you can't type them.

sorry, I still don't understand how typing them in a message or comment
could be problematic, isn't it just too much of a precaution for no good
reason, as it is limiting?
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