[PD] gridflow for expert people ?

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Mon Dec 10 03:37:39 CET 2007

On Sun, 9 Dec 2007, Kyle Klipowicz wrote:

> Oh I would love it if GridFlow was out of box included with
> Pd-extended. It would be a nice asset to compete with the linear
> algebra aspects of Jitter...

Imho, GridFlow doesn't have enough actual linear algebra in it. The 
strength is in something more general than linear algebra, which I could 
call "grid algebra", which doesn't just involve linear operations. The two 
most common linear algebra operations that are still missing are matrix 
inversion and eigendecomposition. Coming soon... using OpenCV.

> I agree that the setup is difficult. I haven't gotten it to work on OS
> X yet. Who _has_ installed GF on OS X?

I have, some years ago, but James Tittle was more the expert about GF on 

> I wonder how difficult it would be to make as a self-contained 
> application. It seems to rely on several shared libraries and an 
> installed version of Ruby...not an easy task?

I will help anyone is willing to try to make a package.

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