[PD] That's a surprising new look

marius schebella marius.schebella at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 16:25:42 CEST 2007

I just saw a preview of pd-extended's new help menu!!!
it will include a direct link to the #dataflow irc chat... (besides 

Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Thomas Grill hat gesagt: // Thomas Grill wrote:
>> Since i don't like a program to educate me, but i rather like to use a 
>> program to do things that i want, the new Max features will help with that.
>> The pd-based vibrez gui has also always separated the patcher logic from 
>> the gui, and i'm already curious to compare the two systems.
>> To my mind it will be increasingly hard for pd to keep up with Max, now 
>> given also partial dsp multi-kernel support and the possible linux port.
> May be, but then, Max almost always was in advance of Pd as far as
> issues like usability are concerned, and still Pd was popular.
> Probably the new Max will make some people change their minds again,
> but in general I believe, both Pd and Max can coexist quite well and
> even learn from each other. And Max will never beat Pd's price.
> Ciao

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