[PD] Pd in white on black

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Tue Nov 18 20:40:22 CET 2003

On Tue, 18 Nov 2003, Olaf Matthes wrote:

> Hans-Christoph Steiner schrieb:
> > I've almost finished what i
> > call 'xp4pd', short for extreme programming for Pd.  It consists of a
> > client and a server, and multiple people can edit the same patch in
> > realtime.  That patch will run locally on each machine, only the control
> > data is going over the network, so it should be quite responsive.
> This reminds me of an idea I'm carrying around with me for quite some
> time now:
> If we could run the Tcl/Tk GUI in a web browser (using the Tcl/Tk
> PlugIn) that would make Pd the perfect multi-user tool for the web. One
> would just open a web page and see the Pd patch (being executed on a
> server) and be able to interact with other users currently online...
> Maybe your solution could be extended in that direction since with the
> way it currently works in Pd one instance of pd is bound to one (or no
> in case of -nogui) instance of pd-gui and closing the GUI stops Pd.
> Having the possibility to disconnect / reconnect the gui would be a very
> nice feature!

That would be cool indeed.  Wasn't there a project somewhere to turn Pd
itself into a plug-in?  Then you'd have the advantage of many processors,
rather than having many web interfaces to one machine.



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