[PD] segmented patchcords (was Re: PD & MAX)

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Dec 5 01:22:23 CET 2007

On Dec 4, 2007, at 4:53 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Wed, 5 Dec 2007, hard off wrote:
>> i have never felt the need for segmented patch cords.  and as many
>> people keep saying, your patches will eventually end up neater and
>> more logical without them.  they force you to patch more correctly.
> they also force me to do workarounds every time i need to connect  
> objects in a loop, unless i just let patchcords go over objects.  
> There's no way that loop situations can be "untangled" without [s]/ 
> [r].

I use a [bang] or a [list] in between for recursive connection.   
That's the one time I think that something other than a straight  
patchcord would be useful.  I rarely use send/receive at all.



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