[PD] "prev" for Data Structures?

Miller Puckette mpuckett at imusic1.ucsd.edu
Tue Apr 15 04:15:19 CEST 2008

That's what I'd do.  Someday I'll implement an 'nth' method for pointer
(and search methods too) that will make this easier.  As usual, just gotta
figure out the most robust design.


On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 05:33:54PM -0700, Luke Iannini (pd) wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 2:33 PM, Miller Puckette
> <mpuckett at imusic1.ucsd.edu> wrote:
> > Horribly unfeasible -- the data are stored as a singly linked list.
> >  Going back would require searching forward from the beginning.
> >
> >  cheers
> >  Miller
> >
> I thought as much, thanks for the answer.  Would built-in "search"
> methods be any faster than what I describe (dumping all pointers,
> [get]ting and [sel]ecting looking for one with a particular value)?
> >  Maybe you can use an array field to store your events instead? You can
> >  index this by an integer.
> >
> >  Ciao
> >  --
> >  Frank
> This was on the "tip of my brain" : ).  Thanks for prodding me into
> it, I'm trying it out now and I'll let you know how it goes.  It will
> also be a natural fit to adding "note layers" that can be toggled on
> and off or manipulated individually, so that's cool too.
> As an aside, I'd like to start a "ds-abs" collection soon to go
> alongside list-abs.  I've got a few in SVN that I'll be splitting out
> soon, and it would be great if anyone wants to contribute more.
> Cheers
> Luke
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