[PD-dev] Work on "help" menu and help-patch searching spec

Krzysztof Czaja czaja at chopin.edu.pl
Sat Apr 30 17:36:44 CEST 2005

Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> dynamic is easier...  in tcl it could be
> Looks good, except find and awk are not standard on Windows.  If we are  

neither is "package require fileutils", I am afraid, but copy/pasted
code seems to be supported at least...

> doing to make a dynamic system, it should be dynamic at run time, not  
> just build time.  It should run whenever Pd starts so that user-added  
> patches are also included.
> And I don't think we want to start making Pd dependent on find and awk.

sure, that was only for readability...  The implementation is quite
simple either way.  It is the design that is more important:
predefined vs dynamic set of categories, storing meta-data in .pd
files (imo wrong) or separately, etc.


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