[PD] select issues

Claude Heiland-Allen claudiusmaximus at goto10.org
Fri Nov 30 18:09:02 CET 2007

Martin Peach wrote:
> Claude Heiland-Allen wrote:
>> Why doesn't [select 1 2 3 4] have 5 inlets and 5 outlets?
>> Wouldn't break old patches, but could be useful in some circumstances.
> Maybe it would make more sense if [select] accepted messages like [set 5 4 3 
> 2( on its single inlet and rejected lists.  [select]'s current method for
> list handling is just pd's default behaviour when an object has no list 
> method of its own.

I disagree:  multiple inlets allow different parts to be set 
independently, and pd's default behaviour is common among many objects, 
which makes it easier to learn once.


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