[PD] Building a counter problem
badmuthahubbard at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 10:52:30 CET 2005
Oops, I mean deleting and reconnecting the connection between the +1 and the
number box, not the connection to the route object.
On 11/6/05, Chuckk Hubbard <badmuthahubbard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, Brad.
> The problem is depth-first message passing. And, in PD, if one outlet
> connects to two things, the messages are sent in the order the connections
> were made... which you can't tell by looking.
> If you insert a [print] object after your [+ 1] object, you will see that
> it always outputs 0 before outputting another number. This is because it
> first sends its output to the [route], which follows its chain of messages
> through all the way to the [-1( message, BEFORE sending the same output to
> the [float] object. So after 4, it outputs 0 and 5, then 0 and 6, etc. It
> sends its result twice, and the second one replaces the -1 message to the
> float. Solving it would be as simple as deleting the connection to the
> [route] object and reconnecting it, so that that message is sent last.
> Also, I don't know if it matters, but the loadbang means that a 0 is sent
> on opening. You could just make the float object -1 instead of 0, and delete
> the loadbang, unless you want an initial 0 output on opening.
> Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2005 20:36:20 +0100
> > From: Brad Kligerman <bkligerman at gmail.com >
> > Subject: [PD] Building a counter problem
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