[PD-dev] configuration : .pdrc, preference dialog... s-lang
mpuckett at imusic1.ucsd.edu
Tue Aug 22 04:58:52 CEST 2006
I think it's easier for most users, and most system managers, to
use native tools for site-specific settings. Experts can always
just edit the code and recompile... :)
On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 02:25:16AM +0000, carmen wrote:
> On Mon Aug 21, 2006 at 08:29:13PM -0400, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> > On Aug 15, 2006, at 3:08 AM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> > >On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, Alexandre Quessy wrote:
> > >
> > >>I would like to know where the configuration system of pd is heading to. I have read many
> > >>months ago that the ~/.pdrc was deprecated....
> > >
> > >in DesireData, ~/.pdrc is not deprecated, and there's an editor for it.
> > >(the first release of DesireData is approaching quickly)
> > I think you should reconsider. I think that we should try to make Pd more platform-native, which
> > Miller's new prefs stuff is a step towards.
> what exactly does serializing the preferences to 3 completely different formats offer, besidse 3x the code to maintain? i never really understood that switch..which occured the same time programs like Mozilla were doing the opposite - unifying the prefs and profile storage across platforms.
> i guess its just one of the mysteries of PD :)
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