[PD] a mailinglist about the use of Pd ?

pix pix at test.at
Tue May 1 05:03:51 CEST 2001

I have never noticed anything about user-like questions being unwelcome on
this list, as it is reasonably low-traffic anyway.

Personally, since this list is reasonably well publicised, everyone here
is a user, and only some of us are developers, I think we should probably
have a separate pd-dev-list for development chat (if we were to make the
split). But, I'm not sure if such a split is necessary with the current
level of traffic. It would perhaps make users more comfortable to post
their problems here if they knew they weren't bugging the developers.


On Tue, 1 May 2001, Nicolas Lhommet wrote:

> Hello,
> I'd like to know if user's questions are welcome in this mailinglist.
> You all discuss about bugs or implementation of new features, that's quite
> interesting, and I hope i will submit some externals or some bug-fix soon,
> but do you plan to create a new mailinglist dedicated to users, keeping this
> one for "developers" ?
> I'm happy with the existing list, but this could avoid message like "hum,
> excuse me disturbing you, gentlemen, but I got no sound with pd, sorry...
> please help me, i can't sleep for a week!!" and perhaps help people who do
> not dare to put some simple questions :-).
> Some of you will tell me that it's not worth it, or that it's not very
> necessary, but this could help to differentiate usage from developement, and
> promote more discussions about the different uses of Pd.
> Thank you.
> Nicolas Lhommet

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