[PD] Noop message.

Chuckk Hubbard badmuthahubbard at gmail.com
Sat Feb 17 23:21:49 CET 2007

You could use "bang" for the empty message and have all fields
filtered through [float] or [symbol] or [list] or whatever.  Then if
they receive "bang" they just output their existing value.


On 2/17/07, David F. Place <d at vidplace.com> wrote:
> Maestri:
> I would like a special message (let's call it "noop") which when sent
> does nothing. (That is to say, sending it would be like not sending
> it.)  This would be useful in automation.   For instance, I may have
> a program which generates a bunch of events which I will trigger
> using [textfile].  Some of the fields will not be updated in a given
> event.  In that case, it would like to be able to write "noop" in
> that field.
> Surely such a thing exists and I haven't found it yet.  Feel free to
> berate me if it is right under my nose.
> Cheers, David
> --o-------o-o-o---o-o-o---
> David F. Place
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