[PD] Re: [PD-dev] Draft Templates for PD reference Files

Krzysztof Czaja czaja at chopin.edu.pl
Wed May 18 20:14:30 CEST 2005

B. Bogart wrote:
> .pd files. Do the tcl scripts need to be sourced into the PD tcl
> interpreter?

the pddplink's setup routine does it

> When using a URL OR a PDF or image file as an argument I get the error:
> pddpclient: open sh -c open http://www.ekran.org
> Error in pddpclient: Usage: open [-e] [-a <appname>] [filenames]

change line 33 of pddpclient.tcl:

-set theBrowserCommand "sh -c open %s"
+set theBrowserCommand "sh -c \"open %s\""

> Personally I think this system would be fine to be included by default
> in PD. What is the benifit of it being optional?

has to be well tested, and verified as working robustly in all
systems.  The server part should be hacker-proof too...

> I could start working on the visual appearance of the link, if you would
> like a hand. Plain tcl/tk should be fine?



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