[PD] max msp vs pd

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Mon Nov 14 21:43:01 CET 2005

On Mon, 14 Nov 2005, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> (or was it an early reference to jitter ? ack, that's sthg different),

The name "Jitter" was first publicized about 5 years after jMax started.  
The only link between jMax and Jitter is that Jitter is a clone of

> it does not mean that there call for volunteers means writing jMax in
> python. jMax as well as pd and max is written in C (or was it C++?)

It was plain C.

> implementing an alternative gui for jmax in python was (i think) only an
> attempt to make jMax fit better into an opensource project like agnula
> (they had license problems dueto java)

Right, and also the Java/Swing UI had too many bugs, several of which were
in SUN's and IBM's implementations of Java/Swing.

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