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

Johannes M Zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Tue Jan 4 09:52:43 CET 2005

Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Jan 2005, Krzysztof Czaja wrote:
> which one should be produced?
>   (b) first 'test this bang',   second no-op

hmm, i disagree with that.
[bang( is bang and not a symbol "bang"!
bang is an atomic event not containing data (not even a timestamp)
how do you encapsulate such a time-based event within a data-set (like 
"test this bang") ??
this does not make sense to me at all

next time, people will come and ask how to attach numbers to an event
[bang 3.14( ??

programming in time-domain is an important concept of patcher-like 

> PS: (*please* don't say "you know, pd is not a programming language...")

but it is turing complete, so who cares...


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