[chuck-dev] osc bug & example flaw (fwd)

Philip Davidson philipd at CS.Princeton.EDU
Wed Apr 26 14:09:26 EDT 2006

both forms work in my current build, which is not far removed
from the current release.  which version are you running?

joerg piringer wrote:
> Philip Davidson wrote:
>> we have bugs on both sides! In reverse order...
>> for the second:
>> you will notice that your request - getString(), does not match the 
>> expected 'f' float tag.
> i know, i know, but it shouldnt crash the program?
>> Our OSC implementation returns a null pointer with such an argument 
>> mismatch, and we weren't handling that correctly. I have just checked in 
>> a fix that returns an empty string instead.  If you run with 
>> "--verbose4" you will see the associated warnings.
> great!
>   > as to the first issue:
>>  > instead of recv.event( "/foo/notes, i f" ) @=> OscEvent oe;
>>  > it should be: recv.event( "/foo/notes", "i f" ) @=> OscEvent oe;
>> both forms are acceptable.
>> In the second, the second argument is the type string.
>> In the first, we treat everything following the first occurrence of ' ' 
>> or ',' as the type string ( all additional spaces or commas are ignored 
>> ). As per OSC spec, the type string is a contiguous string of format 
>> specifiers. In your example, our parser implicitly performs the 
>> translation from  "s i i f f f f f f f f" to ",siiffffffff"
> the difference is:
> the second works, the first doesn't.
> joerg

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