[PD-dev] pow~ in Cyclone [was: Re: stripping down Pd-extended's default libs]

Roman Haefeli reduzierer at yahoo.de
Mon Feb 23 18:48:23 CET 2009

On Mon, 2009-02-23 at 09:36 +0100, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Hans-Christoph Steiner hat gesagt: // Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> > This just doesn't sound workable to me.  Then you can never rely on an  
> > externals or even abstractions, since they might be an incompatible  
> > internal that comes along and overrides them.  
> The alternative would have been never to include pow~ and abs~ inside of
> Pd main, but give them different names. I prefer to have them available
> in Pd main under their "natural" names now.
> There will always be backwards incompatible changes in any programming
> language or framework. Pd only had a very small number of these so far
> - I can only remember [atan2] - but it must be allowed to create them
> while moving along. 

yo.. i agree. let's keeping backwards compatibility not get


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