[PD] Cyclone in vanilla?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Tue Apr 22 02:05:15 CEST 2008

I think this is definitely a good thing in terms of accessability.   
If someone codes these missing 10 and submitted them to the patch  
tracker, I'll bet there is a good chance that they would be accepted.


On Apr 21, 2008, at 7:52 PM, Andy Farnell wrote:

> On Tue, 22 Apr 2008 00:17:09 +0200
> Derek Holzer <derek at umatic.nl> wrote:
>> no worries, just thinking practically rather than wishfully ;-)
> :) always appreciate a practical attitude
> Practically, it's looking more and more like I need to drop
> the wishful thinking that I can write a useful and easy to understand
> textbook based around vanilla Pd.
> Using [expr~ pow($v1,$v2)] instead of [pow~] is exactly the sort of
> ugly and confusing thing that sabotages learning, don't you agree?
> Why we don't make the vanilla object set operationally complete
> is beyond me. There are less than 10 essential missing objects
> and less than 20 desirable ones.
> Why build a bridge 90% across the river and expect people to jump the
> last few meters?
> -- 
> Use the source
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