[PD] future directions for threading in Pd (Was: Re: puredata evolution)

Phil Stone pkstone at ucdavis.edu
Wed May 30 23:27:37 CEST 2007

Hi Mathieu,

Sorry to sound so enthusiastic!  I know it was brainstorming, but I'm 
just happy to hear people thinking about the same things, especially to 
think that it's even possible...someday.

Good luck with DesireData.  I miss your presence on the PD list.

Phil Stone

Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> On Wed, 30 May 2007, Phil Stone wrote:
>> And now to hear it's being thought about in DD...this is so cool!  I 
>> really hope it can happen.  Please keep us posted on any developments.
> When I had this discussion I had GridFlow in mind, not DesireData, but 
> I always think about how one idea connects to the rest of what exists, 
> so I always think of possible future expansion. Features of GridFlow 
> that need not be specific to GridFlow, are usually designed to make 
> sense for pd at large, even if those features are still only bundled 
> with GridFlow. Generally, GridFlow is closer to the concepts that are 
> in Pd itself, than other video plugins are.
> DesireData has been almost on hold since sometime in January. My plan 
> is to resume working on it this week and finish what I already 
> started. This certainly won't include threads.
> I don't even think that a threaded GridFlow is for 2007.
> Brainstorming is not a promise of software and a promise of software 
> is not software.
> (note that even though I post this I have no idea what's been on 
> pd-list since March and I don't expect to read pd-list anytime soon)
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