[PD] flatspace externals in ext39.2

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Fri May 4 17:41:39 CEST 2007

Georg Holzmann hat gesagt: // Georg Holzmann wrote:

> > I wonder: How should we deal with the thousands of abstractions that
> > have been created in the ten years since Pd was invented? To avoid
> > having to rewrite every patch, some kind of central path preference
> > mechanism still will be necessary, I guess. 
> hm ... how do you mean that ?
> They can be included in the libdir format (and are already) - e.g. you 
> only have to place a [import listabs] in the patch ...
> (like in the most programming languages)

No, I mean the other way around: What about old abstractions, that
maybe use externals or other abstractions, but don't have any [import]
or [declare] inside? I have literally thousands of these on my disk
(not all written by me, of course). 

 Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__

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