[PD-dev] split out 'osc' and 'net' from 'mrpeach'?

Martin Peach martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Sun Nov 28 22:17:40 CET 2010

On 2010-11-28 15:57, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-11-28 at 13:38 -0500, Martin Peach wrote:
>> On 2010-11-28 12:13, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>>> Hey Martin and all,
>>> Just had a thought: originally everything in the 'mrpeach' folder was
>>> bundled into a single library, which I think Martin didn't really
>>> intend. I did it to get Martin's valuable code out there in a kind of
>>> beta way. Now I think its quite clear that the 'net' and 'osc' sections
>>> in 'mrpeach' are really the canonical way of doing networking and OSC
>>> with Pd
> I'd hesitate to call using  mrpeach/net the 'canonical' way. Last time I
> checked, there were still issues with many classes, in particular the
> blocking issue of [tcpsend]/[tcpclient]/[tcpserver] discussed in a
> plethora of mails. That's also the reason why IOhannes rewrote those and
> released them as the iemnet library. The classes from iemnet are
> high-performance and don't suffer from any blocking issue.

That's another reason they should be in net instead of mrpeach: it seems 
that having my name on the folder inhibits others from improving the 
objects, so we end up with multiple parallel incompatible objects, in 
this case with the same names.

(And when was the last time you checked?)


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