[PD] pd extended development

Roman Haefeli reduzierer at yahoo.de
Thu Apr 17 11:10:57 CEST 2008

On Thu, 2008-04-17 at 09:48 +0200, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
> Roman Haefeli wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 15:48 -0400, marius schebella wrote:
> > how important is the portability between pd-extended and
> > pd-vanilla/externals considered? any solution, that involves the
> > [mylib/myclass] scheme creates patches, that are broken on a pd
> > installation with multiclass externals. 
> at the beginning of this discussion (probably 2002 or so; i have no 
> idea) i posted a diff for Pd that would allow this: using 
> [mylib/myclass] after loading the multiclass-library "mylib" containing 
> the class "myclass".
> the patch never got accepted (iirc, the arguing was that nameclashes 
> have to be solved on a social level rather than on a technical one)

if i would have known, that this would be possible and that a patch is
_already_ written, i probably wouldn't have suggested to drop the
multiclass external format. right now i think, your (obviously old) idea
seems to be a very good solution. too bad, that it didn't make it into
miller's pd.

> anyhow, feel free to make Gem a single object per file library :-)

gotcha. i haven't thought about that.


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