[PD] memory with native objects

Chris McCormick chris at mccormick.cx
Fri May 12 12:15:26 CEST 2006

On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 07:45:38AM +0200, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> patco hat gesagt: // patco wrote:
> > Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org> a écrit :
> > patco hat gesagt: // patco wrote:
> >   > You can just as well use a [textfile] without ever
> > >touching the "file" functionality of it: Just use it as a container
> > >for messages like you would use a message box. It's much easier to
> > >work with the textfile, because you can rewind it, get messages one by
> > >one etc. Attached is how this is done.
> >     
> >   okay, that exactly like we can do with a message box
> >    but it's more simple with a textfile, true,
> >    but textfile needs an external file for keeping values.
> I see this as an advantage in most situation, especially with
> abstractions that want to save their state and that maybe want to save
> different states per instance. Also with an external file you can use
> the same patch for playing different pieces.

But it kind of sucks that those of us who would like to use abstractions,
but still save our state data with our patches, have no choice in the
matter. Although since sssad, saving data separately has been growing
on me.



chris at mccormick.cx

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