[PD] about data structures
badmuthahubbard at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 00:26:10 CET 2005
I agree that would be great.
Incidentally, have you considered using canvases to draw your envelope?
I appreciate recently added datastructs new features.
> however I think they still miss a big functionality:
> often, to graphically represent a structure of data, are needed various
> type of calculations; it is pretty unuseful i.e. draw a polygon with all
> coordinates referred to 0,0 (object's center).
> in order to paint a simple adsr struct, in addition to the template, I
> have to create a "data-controller", which prepares *ALL* points of the
> adsr-graph (e.g.: x1,y1,x2,y2,....), *NOT* only the a,d,s,r.
> i guess this feature has been requested many times, but, wouldn't be
> better have the ability of making additions,subtractions,etc directly
> inside the drawpolygon declaration?
> in that case, plotting that adsr line it's just:
> [drawpolygon 0 900 0 0 a 100 (a+d) s (a+d+100) s (a+d+100+r) 0]
> what pd developers says about this?
> Message: 8
> Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 20:34:51 +0000 (GMT)
> From: Ed Kelly <morph_2016 at yahoo.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: [PD] laptop linux
> To: Tim Blechmann <TimBlechmann at gmx.net>, fbar at footils.org, PD List
> <pd-list at iem.at>
> Message-ID: <20051116203451.777.qmail at web26315.mail.ukl.yahoo.com>
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> Hi Tim, Hi Frank, Hi list,
> Well, I know graphics acceleration is done outside of the CPU. That's what
> I meant. I bought an Acer Aspire 1691 WLMi about 2 1/2 weeks ago, my first
> laptop (and considering my paycheck, my last for a long, long while). I
> tried for 2 weeks to get Linux working with the 1280x800 display to no
> avail, and to get pidip working. Then I discovered a few things.
> All you guys are probably using better distros than me. I'm giving up on
> Fedora as of now, but I saw success stories on some of the Linux Laptop
> sites, so I decided to give it a go. But, alas, my graphics chips is not the
> Radeon x700 promised on the website, not even the x600 I saw in some
> postings. It is an Intel i915 shared-memory chip with no accelleration.
> Intel's driver did not work at all, so I was stuck with VESA at 1024x768.
> Pidip never worked even though it compiled (with ffmpeg cvs from the 7th of
> July 2004 by the way - I tried 6 dates...), but from searching the list it
> looks like it would never work anyway - xvinfo reports no display adaptors
> And the performance - I get 75% CPU usage for something I have seen take
> 48% on a 2.4GHz P4. I have read something on the net about using ICC
> (Intel's version of gcc) rather than the standard one. Is this what you do?
> I may be doing something stupid, or just ignorant, but you caught me just
> as I am about to sell this thing on ebay (the shop have refused to take it
> back) and buy another laptop. The pidip is the main reason, because even if
> I can get the proc up to speed, I want to do live video.
> Any Ideas? PS the list archive search engine reports no results for the
> search string 'pd' - maybe it's not working - I'll email Johannes.
> On the edge,
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> Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 21:42:34 +0100
> From: Yves Degoyon <ydegoyon at free.fr>
> Subject: Re: [PD] max msp vs pd
> To: Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org>
> Cc: pd-list at iem.at
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> Frank Barknecht wrote:
> >Pat Pagano hat gesagt: // Pat Pagano wrote:
> >>>please, switch to linux..
> >>Sure, which flavor do you suggest sevy?
> >Yves probably will suggest Gentoo or Linux from Scratch, but for
> >starters Ubuntu is quite comfortable, though AGNULA/Demudi has better
> >audio support (like the sound server set to off by default etc.)
> i actually use a Fedora Core 3 ( a bit modified ),
> cause i'm lazy...
> but i've seen a very good distribution lately
> that includes pd, it'argentinian and focused on music softwares :
> MUSIX : http://www.musix.org.ar/
> it even works, ardour, jack and all,
> so, respekt !!
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