[PD] Re: Fwd: another developer
hans at eds.org
Wed May 10 22:07:50 CEST 2006
Hey, I welcome both of you. I'll add you once the standard one week
waiting period for objections has past. Just send your SourceForge
On Tue, 9 May 2006, padawan12 wrote:
> Hi João,
> Mind if I join your pd-list noobs introduction thread?
> My name is Andy Farnell, comp and cog sci from the UK, postgrad
> in DSP (analysis-synthesis), ex-BBC radio. Lots of languages and hardware design
> experience too. I used to write music for TV, radio and film
> and produced/programmed a few bands you might have in your collection.
> Now I earn a crust as Unix system/site programmer.
> Rather fallen in love with puredata and I'm using it as vehicle
> to write a book I've been planning to do for about 10 years
> "Practical synthetic sound design". Main platform Debian and Slack
> on fanless mini-ITX hardware (excellent for sound studios imho
> because you can actually hear what you're doing instead of a whirring
> Current TODO/ambitions
> Become a Jedi master of PureData
> Finish the next album of my own Gnomadic stuff
> Get my book published next year.
> Drag the games industry screaming and kicking into the 21st century
> by promoting efficient clientside synthesis in place of crappy samples.
> Contribute somehow to Pd, Dyne:bolic and some other OSS projects through advocacy,
> documentation and code.
> stuff at http://obiwannabe.co.uk
> On Mon, 08 May 2006 14:00:08 +0200
> João Miguel Pais <jmmmpais at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> I am João Miguel Pais, and some of you might know me from my (mostly)
>> questions in the list.
>> I guess it's part of protocol to tell something about me, so here it is:
>> - I studied composition in Lisbon, London and Freiburg (Germany), where I
>> still live
>> - I worked with Csound, Max-MSP, and later Pd
>> - I am not a C programmer, so my work is in the form of abstractions.
>> Since I am using Pd everytime ofter, I try to implement higher-level
>> objects, so that repeated operations will be easier to do (openfile
>> dialogs, editing GUIs, level metering, etc. etc.). I would like to learn C
>> and go deeper, but I didn't had time/courage until now (but there's still
>> - I work on windows, but am now going slowly to ubuntu (as you might have
>> learned by some angry frustrated mails some weeks ago).
>> - My work plattform is an IBM Thinkpad R51 (1.6 Ghz, 1G RAM), RME Hdspa
>> card + Multiface, Behringer BCF2000, and some other smaller stuff. In
>> windows I worked with the "official" version and maintained it myself, but
>> since I am going to use Pd simultaneously on both win and lin, I'm
>> changing to pd-ext (as it is already post-0.39)
>> - My main interests / uses of Pd nowadays are for my own personal work:
>> with composition (eithter Tape or live-electronics), and improvisation (as
>> part of the Laptop trio Endphase - www.endphase.net)
>> [- To earn money I work nowadys as a notesetter (Sibelius); I am planning
>> on moving to Berlin after the Summer.]
>> - my Pd page is in http://www.puredata.org/Members/jmmmp
>> if any other information is required, let me know.
>> João Miguel Pais
>>>> Since we are on the topic, I'd like to propose adding Joao Miguel Pais
>>>> as a developer. I am here in Zürich working with him, and he's got a
>>>> lot of really nice GOP objects that should be included.
>>>> Also, his GUI-edit program made me realize that we should be making all
>>>> of the Properties and Pd-specific app panes in Pd itself. Max does
>>>> this, and I think it makes good sense that Pd should too.
>>>> So I'll leave it to Joao to introduce himself and wait for the
>>>> obligatory waiting period.
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