[PD] pd extended development

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Thu Apr 17 09:54:49 CEST 2008

IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
> Roman Haefeli wrote:
>> On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 15:48 -0400, marius schebella wrote:
>> how important is the portability between pd-extended and
>> pd-vanilla/externals considered? any solution, that involves the
>> [mylib/myclass] scheme creates patches, that are broken on a pd
>> installation with multiclass externals. 
> at the beginning of this discussion (probably 2002 or so; i have no 
> idea) i posted a diff for Pd that would allow this: using 
> [mylib/myclass] after loading the multiclass-library "mylib" containing 
> the class "myclass".
> the patch never got accepted (iirc, the arguing was that nameclashes 
> have to be solved on a social level rather than on a technical one)

and obviously it has the same problems as frank has already mentioned:
if the library get's renamed, you cannot access the object anymore.

iirc, there have been more library renames than object-renames in the past.


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