[PD] Re: [PD-dev] Re: prepend w/ set message - ignore

Matju matju at sympatico.ca
Wed Nov 10 19:09:03 CET 2004

On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Miller Puckette wrote:
> > Aha, so, if we keep "prepend" and "scale" max-compatible, we just need
> > better names for the "correctly designed" versions, no?
> Yes, this is exactly, what I wanted to say. It basically boils down to 
> the old question: How Max-compatible do we want or have to be? I would 
> say, as "prepend" and similar objects are practically used in *every* 
> Max patch of a certain complexity, we should avoid being incompatible to 
> those prevalent objects.

I'd say that if after discussing about an object class for a while we
figure out that the MAX behaviour is annoying then I'd say we drop
compatibility. Bonus points if there is actually a way to
search-and-replace those things systematically, automateable using an
hypothetical (or real) script.

Mathieu Bouchard -=- Montréal QC Canada -=- http://artengine.ca/matju

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