[PD-dev] [initbang]: any use?

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Wed Aug 23 06:12:13 CEST 2006

On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Frank Barknecht wrote:

> you should just send the message "loadbang" to the subpatch's receiver:
> [;
> pd-subpatch obj 10 20 myabstraction;
> pd-subpatch loadbang(

Yes, that's how it should be done.

> Why auto-generated abstractions don't receive a loadbang autoamtically 
> has been discussed several times in the past. I don't remember the 
> reasons, but there were reasons.

So that objects may send messages to other objects through the wires, when 
the patch gets loaded. If it were done exactly at the time of object 
creation, then it would be too early, as the object wouldn't have been 
connected yet.

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