[PD] loadbang for externals

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Fri Feb 22 00:55:30 CET 2002

Hi Thomas,

I'm not sure how Max does it; in Pd you just declare a "loadbang" message
and it gets banged (for you to do whatever with.)


On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 02:26:00PM +0100, Thomas Grill wrote:
> Hi list,
> i realized that, contrary to Max, the loadbang method of an external is not
> triggered upon object creation.
> I'd stick more to the Max behavior (and would emulate this in the flext C++
> layer), but i guess there were good reasons for the pd style. Can you give
> me some pros or cons so that i can decide how to handle that?
> thanks!
> Thomas
> --------------------
> flext, xsample, etc.
> http://www.parasitaere-kapazitaeten.net/Pd/ext

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