[PD] about switch~ and block~

Alex from Idoia alex at idoia.com
Thu Apr 17 13:45:36 CEST 2003

The  thing is that I send about ten parameters in each of those patches.
I am indeed using spigot a lot, so much that I some point I wonder if I 
cannot optimise the if-else system with something else.
My concern if not on the esthetic of it but more on the use of CPU.

On Thursday, April 17, 2003, at 12:09  pm, Maurizio Umberto Puxeddu 

> I guess there is no "idle penalty" in the messaging system of PD.
> So if you prevent any message to reach a patch it will not cause any
> load.
> Aren't [spigot] and [toggle] enough?
> Regards,
> Maurizio Umberto Puxeddu.
> On Thu, 2003-04-17 at 12:13, Alex from Idoia wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The same switch~ and block~ turn audio computation off in specific
>> patches, is there a way to turn any computation off -not only audio.
>> I have many patches I would like to use/call dynamically but I just
>> need one at time.
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