[PD] Cyclone in vanilla?
padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk
Thu Apr 24 19:51:14 CEST 2008
On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 18:17:29 +0100
Claude Heiland-Allen <claudiusmaximus at goto10.org> wrote:
> > Since it would be in core how about ^ or **
> ^ is usually bitwise XOR (in C, and Pd's expr).
I think the presence in [expr~] is enough to exclude that option.
> ** is used for powers in a number of languages (Haskell, Fortran too I
It's a strong choice notwithstanding:
> But, there is the potential confusion of [pow][pow~][**][**~], it would
> be nice if the signal version of maths behaved the same as the
> non-signal maths with the same name (confusing if [pow] exists but the
> signal equivalent is [**~]).
This would mean breaking backwards with Cyclone. It would also be a nasty
break because patches would simply fail to compute correctly rather than
throwing any kind of detectable error.
However, for my vote I am ready to take this step. Cyclones ordering
really seems to be in error. x^y seems natural to put the exponent in the
Use the source
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