[PD] double gemhead (was: displaying long text in GEM)

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Tue Oct 9 09:56:23 CEST 2007

chris clepper hat gesagt: // chris clepper wrote:

> On 10/8/07, Maciej Wojnicki <mwojnicki at wp.pl> wrote:
> >
> > the idea seems very similar to using the [repeat] object
> > do you think that using doubled gemhead has any advantages over using
> > repeat??
> > is there any difference in practice?
> The gemhead object resets the states for OpenGL and also some pix_
> settings.  Anything after it is starts as a clean slate similar to combining
> [separator] and [pix_separator].

Yep. To illustrate the difference between both approaches, see
attached patch. The double-gemhead idiom however is related to another
approach involving [any] and [seperator], that you can see in action
in some pmpd/msd-example patch, IIRC.

 Frank Barknecht                                     _ ______footils.org__
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