[PD] very slow metro?

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Fri Dec 7 15:26:24 CET 2007

Frank Barknecht hat gesagt: // Frank Barknecht wrote:

> Hallo,
> Oded Ben-Tal hat gesagt: // Oded Ben-Tal wrote:
> > Is there a downside to using a very slow metro object e.g. [metro 
> > 1000000] ? (in terms of cpu or memory usage).
> Should be no problem. metro and delay etc. just tell Pd's clock to
> schedule an action at a certain time. Pd's clock is running anyway, so
> there should be no cpu or memory issues.

Though: with *very* long delays (like years), you might run out of
floating point number accuracy. In that case, I'd rather use a
time-object like "date"(?) from Zexy or even an external programm like

 Frank Barknecht                                     _ ______footils.org__

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