[PD] msd feature request

marius schebella marius.schebella at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 20:37:54 CEST 2008

thank you, nicolas, that's perfect!
did you have a look at nLink? I think it is not working. (os x).

Nicolas Montgermont wrote:
> Here is the corrected version, you have to use two tLinks : one aginst x 
> and one against y.
> n
> marius schebella a écrit :
>> Frank Barknecht wrote:
>>> Hallo,
>>> marius schebella hat gesagt: // marius schebella wrote:
>>>> I know, I am already too old for posting feature requests. I was 
>>>> just thinking that I miss the ability to damp the speed of masses in 
>>>> msd.
>>>> right now I am using something like
>>>> mass mass1 1 100 0 0
>>>> mass mass2 1 100 1 0
>>>> link l mass1 mass2 10 10 0 0.01 0
>>>> link l 1
>>>> I want that the masses reject each other within a certain range and 
>>>> then just reduce speed and stop if the speed is lower than a certain 
>>>> threshold.
>>>> probably I should try to implement this myself. but maybe I am only 
>>>> missing something.
>>> Are you looking for some kind of "air resistance" damping?  I normally
>>> use an "nlink" or "tlink" to add a global damping to masses. 
>> I am not quite sure how nlinks and tlink work. tLink seems to work 
>> with a vector that is not related to the current link vector but to 
>> absolute x/y, maybe nLink is what I need? but nlinks do not work for 
>> me at all, or are they no real links or is this a bug?
>> tLink with a vector 1/1 seems to be the same as the plain link 
>> message. correct? and there seems to be no difference between a tLink 
>> 1/1 and a tLink 2/2?
>> I tried to use tLink to get global damping, but I am not sure how to 
>> do this (attached patch..)
>> marius.
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