[PD] Re: [PD-dev] Re: prepend w/ set message - ignore
hans at eds.org
Wed Nov 10 16:25:10 CET 2004
On Nov 10, 2004, at 3:38 AM, Frank Barknecht wrote
> IOhannes m zmoelnig hat gesagt: // IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
>> just because i am interested and i don't want to think right now.
>> how do you prepend something to a "set" message with
>> e.g. i want to construct [foo set bar( out of [foo( and [set bar(
> You do this, by converting [set bar( to [list set bar( somehow.
> Unfortunatly that's not trivial at all for lists of unknow length -
> which in turn is, what you use [prepend] for instead of [x $1 $2(
> Technically I actually would prefer IEMlib prepend to be the standard
> [prepend] because of this problem, but Cyclone is more Max compatible.
> Btw: Both Cyclone and Zexy have [avg~]
There will always be problems with any approach. There was a
relatively lengthy discussion on this very topic before this decision
was made. I recommend reading that thread and addressing the issues
that were discussed that lead the Cyclone [prepend] to be chosen. I
believe it was a compatibility issue. I didn't make this decision, I
just acted on it.
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