[PD] $0 in messages (was: Re: difference send and using msg with "; ")
matju at artengine.ca
Fri Aug 17 08:19:05 CEST 2007
On Thu, 16 Aug 2007, marius schebella wrote:
> I would give most priority to any kind of $0 feature in messages. and
> then the next step for me would be to differentiate between $-variables
> (in messages) and # or ? or @ variables in patches. that way you would
> not break backwards compatibility,
What about patches that use # or ? or @ to mean something else already?
By treating all character combinations to be valid unless otherwise
used, Pd has painted itself in a corner about extending functionality.
Anything new breaks some compatibility: you can only hope that a certain
combination of characters is not already in use by actual patches, but
you can't even know that.
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