[PD-dev] Pd-extended EOL?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Mon Nov 9 20:20:51 CET 2015

Only some of them, a lot of them required substantial modification.


On Nov 9, 2015, at 7:13 PM, Dan Wilcox wrote:

> Also, I wonder if the “look and feel” aspects of extended could be applied via a plugin? 
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>> On Nov 9, 2015, at 11:10 AM, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Right. The gui rewrite was a huge part of extended that was incorporated into vanilla. Obviously the plugin mechanism makes deken possible!
>> I’d like to find a way to bring in the consistent font sizing in as well as the help patches Jonathan updated. Maybe worth bringing up again? There is a lot of good work that shouldn’t be lost with the transition, if possible.
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>>> On Nov 9, 2015, at 6:49 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at at.or.at> wrote:
>>> Moving towards deken definitely makes sense.  
>>> FYI, for anyone interested, it would not be hard to do a Pd-extended update if it is just a matter of updating the libraries.
>>> I think the future of my work on something like Pd-extended would be to make a new standard library that covers lots of stuff.  That was really the original idea of Pd-extended, funny enough.
>>> .hc
>>> On Oct 2, 2015, at 8:47 PM, Dan Wilcox wrote:
>>>> Yeah, that’s what I mean. Basically so people will stop downloading an out of date extended if there is an easy way to get the same/similar functionality from a much newer version of vanilla+externals. Judging from the continued extended bug reports of things which are generally fixed in vanilla, I’m thinking it would be a good idea to see what’s needed for a transition and start that more formal conversation.
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>>>>> On Oct 1, 2015, at 4:00 AM, pd-dev-request at lists.iem.at wrote:
>>>>> If by 'relative parity' you mean availability of all the externals the
>>>>> last version of Pd-extended came with, this might have been reached
>>>>> already. Search for 'extended' in deken. It shows a lot of (all?)
>>>>> externals directly packaged from Pd-extended. Many thanks to IOhannes
>>>>> for uploading all those.
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