[PD] Cyclone in vanilla?
padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk
Thu Apr 24 18:56:35 CEST 2008
On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 09:38:07 -0700
Miller Puckette <mpuckett at imusic1.ucsd.edu> wrote:
> This is a serious problem -- putting a backwards "pow~" into Pd might
> be worse than having none at all. But writing a book that uses "pow"
> backwards would be even worse than having one in Pd!
Agreed. This is a difficult choice.
Since it would be in core how about ^ or **
I need a day to think about this and ideas are very welcome.
Remember compactness is an issue in the patch diagrams as
they are typeset to tight constraints.
> > BTW it's very important for to know. If it changes after I
> > publish the book I will hire a bounty hunter to bring me
> > the fingers of whoever made the changes :)
Hmm, the dark side reveals fears unworthy of a Jedi. Perhaps
the fear is for the sanity of students, or of those
who will email me every day saying "why doesn't this patch work?"
My instinct says that clarity and consistency are paramount and
if I need to rewrite those parts so be it. We all still have the choice
now, so let's make the decision the right one.
> > On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 11:39:07 -0400
> > marius schebella <marius.schebella at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > btw, are all pow~ objects reversed? right inlet^left inlet?
> > > marius.
> > >
> > > Andy Farnell wrote:
> > > > Did I read that Cyclone is to be incorporated into vanilla Pd?
> > > >
> > > > Having discovered too late that [pow~] is not part of vanilla
> > > > I am about to remove the constraint of using vanilla Pd for
> > > > the synthetic sound design book since it is incomplete without
> > > > basic mathematical operators.
> > > >
> > > > andy
> > > >
> > >
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