[PD] Extreme Newbie Question: Flow Order?

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Fri Mar 5 18:02:32 CET 2004

Hmmm, I remember someone writing about this 2 years or so ago, and I forgot to
fix it:  "rightmost" should have been "leftmost" in the text!

fixed now (in my copy at least...)  won't emerge until 0.37-2 though.


On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 10:58:24AM -0600, Ryan Supak wrote:
> Hi, I'm brand-new with PD.  I'm on Tutorial "03.connections", and I'm a
> firm believer in not advancing to the next level of complexity until you
> fully understand the level you're on.  So....
> The first bit of text in the Tutorial says that input to the rightmost
> inlet causes the function do be done.  However, what follows is an
> example of an addition object that only executes when the leftmost inlet
> receives input.  (The rightmost input acts as an argument for the
> operation in this case.)
> So, my question is this:  is there something special about the "+"
> object that makes it an exception to the "rightmost" rule all the time,
> or is there something special about the way it's set up that makes it an
> exception to the rule?
> Thanks in advance for helping a novice!
> rs

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