[PD-dev] maxlib's and Gem's scale objects

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Fri Jan 9 01:41:13 CET 2009

On Jan 8, 2009, at 12:51 PM, Frank Barknecht wrote:

> Hallo,
> Loic Kessous hat gesagt: // Loic Kessous wrote:
>> I recently start to work with Pd (I was a Max guy only before) and  
>> I'm
>> a little confuse about the 'scale' and range objects.
> Both [scale]s, and [range] are externals, so they don't ship with a
> standard Pd and one has to chose which one to use. Gem is one of the
> oldest collections of externals and its [scale] is a very important
> object, so I'd reserve the name "scale" for the one in Gem.
> If you think so, too, then every other [scale] has to get a different
> name. You can use the maxlib "scale" by refering to it as [maxlib/ 
> scale]
> in Pd-extended.
> Personally I'd rather use an abstraction that is easier to rename. I  
> use
> m_scale.pd from the RjDj library:
> http://trac.rjdj.me/browser/trunk/rjlib/rj

There are others as well, like [mapping/autoscale] aka [autoscale]. I  
thought there was something in 'cyclone' too...


> Ciao
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> Frank Barknecht
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