[PD-dev] [PD] Should message objects be able to pre-parse $0 into valid dollarzero?
msp at ucsd.edu
Wed Sep 10 21:55:45 CEST 2014
> i have heard rumours about an abomination named "stack".
THe very thought sends shivers down my spine.
> > Should there be a 'generalized' message box that doesn't use binbuf_eval
> > at all but rather gets a more spohisticated interpreter?
> FTM msgbox?
Hmm, thanks for pointing me to that. It doesn't do everything we're hoping
for here but goes some way.
Here's a (mad) thought. What if messages boxes could send messages to
"1", "2", etc., which would sprout outlets? Something like this:
1 2 3;
2 3 4
would send the message "2 3" to the first outlet and then "3 4" to the
I don't see a good way to implement this yet. But it might take care of the
majority of situations in which people now have to do $0 tricks, and if so,
it might be worth some ugliness in the implementation.
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