[PD-dev] individual files vs. libs for externals

guenter geiger geiger at xdv.org
Tue Jun 10 15:46:12 CEST 2003

On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, guenter geiger wrote:
> > Add the advantages of single externals (we have been talking about
> > here on the list) and you have some arguments why single externals are
> > a better decision. What are the arguments against single externals ?
> tiresome when creating a family of very related externals
> makes it more difficult to share code between related externals
> may take more RAM
> may take more filehandles

I understand that your point of view is gridflow centric,
which is a completely different thing, because it introduces
a new system on top of pd. Thats not what I would call pd
externals in the standard sense. For the externals I am talking
about the arguments don't hold.


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