[PD] Re: pure == slow, impure == fast ? was purepd

Tim Blechmann TimBlechmann at gmx.net
Sun Nov 20 11:56:34 CET 2005

> Of course we all know, that patched stuff id Pd is slower than coding
> stuff in C. Still we patch in Pd, why do we do it? Because performance
> is not all that matters, ease of programming, the ability to change an
> implementation on the fly etc. - all that is important as well and it
> is the major reason, scripting languages are taking over large parts
> of software development: The performance of the programmer is becoming
> the much more important bottleneck than the performance of the CPU. 

right ... but that's why i think, reimplementing an external in pd is a
waste of time. if there _is_ working c code, that's fine to use and,
why shouldn't one just use it...

cheers ... tim

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