[PD-dev] roadmap for Pd-0.49?

Christof Ressi christof.ressi at gmx.at
Sun Sep 2 03:37:53 CEST 2018

Thanks a lot for your answer! I was basically worried that if I miss 0.49 I'd have to wait like a year or so... the shorter release cycle is great news! 


> Gesendet: Sonntag, 02. September 2018 um 02:28 Uhr
> Von: "Miller Puckette" <msp at ucsd.edu>
> An: "Christof Ressi" <christof.ressi at gmx.at>
> Cc: pd-dev <pd-dev at lists.iem.at>
> Betreff: Re: roadmap for Pd-0.49?
> Looking back I've only been able to get out a bit fewer than one major
> release per year... I hope to speed this up now that there are much better
> scripts and tools in place (thanks mostly to other people!)
> My own situation is that I go into heavy teaching mode again Sept. 24 so
> I'll either succeed and get out 0.49 before then or fail and only get it out
> late December.  If I do get 0.49 working quickly I'll then aim for 0.50 in
> February or March.
> For 0.49 I want to fix the escaping of '\' characters (I had earlier tried
> to make it possible simply never to make a `\` character visible to the
> user but this has turned out to be impossible).  Also I want to fix pasting
> to place objects under the mouse (or at the very least, somewhere visible,
> not off the edge of the window) 
> For the medium term I'm thinking about revisiting array drawing to make it
> more efficient and controllable, and expanding the capabilities of the 'atom'
> box (lists; texts).
> Also I have a vague plan to make an API feature to guide DSP graph sorting
> order, e.g., to request that one item in a patch be sorted in advance of
> another without them being connected by a patch cord.
> Anyway, I think whatever happens to 0.49 I can deal with feature PRs anytime
> this fall and get them into a release by late winter.
> cheers
> Miller
> On Sun, Sep 02, 2018 at 12:32:47AM +0200, Christof Ressi wrote:
> > Hi Miller,
> > 
> > I just wanted to ask what's your approximate roadmap for Pd 0.49? Do I need to hurry up if I want to propose stuff or is there plenty of time left? :-)
> > 
> > Christof

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