[PD] hex loader

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Nov 28 06:59:01 CET 2007

On Nov 27, 2007, at 1:03 PM, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

>>>> also it would be nice to include this external in pd-extended.
>>> _part_ of it is included in pd-vanilla (a bug has been fixed  
>>> recently
>>> with pd-0.41-test6 (or 7))
>>> however, i have no problem if you add it to pd-extended (but i  
>>> have no
>>> time to do it myself)
>> Ah, ok, I was under the impression that you wanted to remove the  
>> hex loader stuff from pd-vanilla and replace it with a loader.  I  
>> think that wouldn't be so good because then other loaders couldn't  
>> use the hex names.
> other loaders can't use the hex-names anyhow.
> what is currently in pd-vanilla is the hexloader _without_ the  
> filename-mangling (only the setup-name is mangled)
>> What's the hex loader do?
> as opposed to the hexloader in pd-vanilla, the hexloader-loader  
> also mangles filenames.

I am curious why you chose to make it a loader rather than to make it  
part of the core?  For example, it would be nice to be able to write  
<~ in tcl with tclpd, if need be.




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