[PD] msd feature request

Nicolas Montgermont nicolas_montgermont at yahoo.fr
Wed Apr 30 20:05:22 CEST 2008

Here is the corrected version, you have to use two tLinks : one aginst x 
and one against y.

marius schebella a écrit :
> Frank Barknecht wrote:
>> Hallo,
>> marius schebella hat gesagt: // marius schebella wrote:
>>> I know, I am already too old for posting feature requests. I was 
>>> just thinking that I miss the ability to damp the speed of masses in 
>>> msd.
>>> right now I am using something like
>>> mass mass1 1 100 0 0
>>> mass mass2 1 100 1 0
>>> link l mass1 mass2 10 10 0 0.01 0
>>> link l 1
>>> I want that the masses reject each other within a certain range and 
>>> then just reduce speed and stop if the speed is lower than a certain 
>>> threshold.
>>> probably I should try to implement this myself. but maybe I am only 
>>> missing something.
>> Are you looking for some kind of "air resistance" damping?  I normally
>> use an "nlink" or "tlink" to add a global damping to masses. 
> I am not quite sure how nlinks and tlink work. tLink seems to work 
> with a vector that is not related to the current link vector but to 
> absolute x/y, maybe nLink is what I need? but nlinks do not work for 
> me at all, or are they no real links or is this a bug?
> tLink with a vector 1/1 seems to be the same as the plain link 
> message. correct? and there seems to be no difference between a tLink 
> 1/1 and a tLink 2/2?
> I tried to use tLink to get global damping, but I am not sure how to 
> do this (attached patch..)
> marius.
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