[PD] seperate GUI communication protocol?

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Fri Sep 16 10:11:37 CEST 2005

On Tue, 13 Sep 2005, Tim Blechmann wrote:

> well, i'm not a big fan of extending the pd syntax!

Plain extending of syntax is just the same as extending the behaviour of 
anything else in Pd.

> this would result an incompatibility from one pd interpreter to another
> one...

I'm talking about 99% backwards compatibility, the difference being 
mostly that all doublequotes will have to be backslashed in order to keep 
their old meaning.

> reimplement a whole dataflow language from scratch, rather than using
> the pd codebase for that... it's just not suited for that ... ... maybe
> a topic for my bachelor thesis, once i started to study again ...

I'll convince you otherwise.

Mathieu Bouchard - tél:+1.514.383.3801 - http://artengine.ca/matju
Freelance Digital Arts Engineer, Montréal QC Canada

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