[PD] Pd im Deutschlandfunk
fbar at footils.org
Tue Oct 17 18:47:42 CEST 2006
Thomas Grill hat gesagt: // Thomas Grill wrote:
> alexandre r. decoupigny schrieb:
> >indeed very funny. i was flabbergasted to here this interpretation.
> >but is it that far from the truth ?
> It's as true as a Volkswagen is the successor of a Toyota, because they
> both have an engine and wheels.
Well, not quite. I mean, I agree that "sucessor" is not the correct
expression here - especially when the author talks about "Max/MSP" and
not of "Max" - but we have a family of software consisting of products
like Pd, Max, jMax etc. where the original Max as written (mainly?) by
Miller came first, and all others can be viewed as a kind of
successors. (Of course all this is complicated even more by Pd being
the base for the MSP-part of Max/MSP.)
Maybe like modern cars by Volkswagen and Toyota could be viewed as
successors of the classic Benz automobile.
I like the comparison that Pd is like Max' younger, uglier, but
smarter sister. But I don't know where I've heard this the first time.
Frank Barknecht _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__
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