[PD] [psql] object hand-holding

Mike McGonagle mjmogo at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 17:30:34 CET 2007

Hans, I still have yet to learn about the WIKI stuff, but I posted a Inlet
Proxy example on my page ( http://puredata.info/Members/mjmogo ). I don't
know if you want to just put a link, or move the file to the Proxy page you
created, either way works for me.


On Dec 10, 2007 10:05 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at eds.org> wrote:

> On Dec 9, 2007, at 9:53 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> > On Sun, 9 Dec 2007, Mike McGonagle wrote:
> >
> >> Well, this is not something that is within reach of many people.
> >> We need to understand not just PD's internals, but how flext uses
> >> them, and we also need to know how to integrate these things with
> >> the extended nightly builds. Not quite certain how many people
> >> know ALL of these things. Probably only a handful, and it would
> >> appear that none of them are interested in getting flext working.
> >
> > GridFlow also uses proxy inlets. There are simpler examples of
> > proxy inlets within pd itself. E.g. all [list] objects have it.
> >
> > Basically you need to create another object that will be the
> > "slave" of your main object, and then create an inlet that will use
> > that object. The second argument of inlet_new is for that: the
> > inlet appears on the first argument's box, but messages will be
> > sent to the second argument's object. In that case you pass 0,0 for
> > the other arguments (which are usually symbols, but here are null
> > pointers to mean "not applicable")
> I started a pdpedia page on the topic, please add anything useful:
> http://wiki.puredata.info/en/proxy_objects
> .hc
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