[PD] Announcing 'RRADical Pd'

ben at ekran.org ben at ekran.org
Fri Nov 28 21:37:32 CET 2003

My Gem GOPs all have OSC hooks (named by the creation argument) I also
have two objects v_oscin and v_oscout that route the messages over
network. I'm also using OSC names interally to control the GOPs...

I'll put up the current state of the abstractions in CVS and in pure-data
later tonight.


> Hallo,
> e skogen hat gesagt: // e skogen wrote:
>> i've been moving toward this type of reusable idea with my patches,
>> and  i think it's a good idea to support something like this as a
>> group. the  problem has always been creating abstractions than can
>> mingle. everyone  has varying programming styles, and with a system as
>> open as pd, having  abstractions communicate in a common way can be
>> difficult.
>> one thing i've found useful is routing abstractions using OSC. each
>> abstraction is given a name as it's first argument, and it can
>> automatically be referenced from that point on with:
>> /pd/synth/(name)
>> so the user just needs to know how to create the abstraction and give
>> it  a name, and then set a sequencer to send OSC commands to that
>> synth  using a standard interface. this way, i can have lots of
>> different synth  abstractions controlled the same way.
> That's interesting. I never thought of that, cool idea. And it even
> works over networks, so that two or more people could jam together.
>> i'll try to post some examples soon, but i guess what i'd like to see
>> is  some collaboration on a higher level framework. i'm with you on
>> this  idea frank.
> I'd love to see some examples. So there are already proposed solutions
> for:
> 1) persistance (state saving): pool
> 2) communication (send messages in a unified way between patches): OSC,
> send/receive,...
> ciao
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