[PD] sig/control on/off

Chuckk Hubbard badmuthahubbard at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 21:26:56 CET 2007

On 12/30/06, padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk <padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk> wrote:
> But what is actually happening there is not the same as disconnecting
> or "halting" the signal. If you created a subpatch with an inlet~,
> outlet~ and a [switch~] unit controllable from above the subpatch
> how does that compare to [spigot~]? I mean - are audio blocks no
> longer passed to connected objects beyond the "break"? Is there any
> significant computational advantage to disconnecting rather than
> zeroing audio blocks in a typical patch?

I would think it would be like any other audio~ object with no input
or parameters, equivalent to sig~ 0?


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