[PD] pdmtl abstractions questions and comments

Alexandre Quessy listes at sourcelibre.com
Tue Jul 3 17:11:06 CEST 2007


Nice conversation. :)

2007/7/3, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca>:
> Here we are talking about class names at pd level. By putting the python
> class name as a 2nd or 4th element in the objectbox, Pyext bypasses Pd's
> own class naming mechanisms and also rejects the principle that no matter
> which language you use to extend pd, you can do essentially the same.
> Several other things break that principle: e.g. abstractions can't use
> variable number of arguments in their $-args. Pyext's class naming is
> another of them.

Abstractions can't use variable number of arguments in their $-args
... unless one uses dollarg from iemlib ! (T. Musil)

Alexandre Quessy

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