[PD] int - float confusion with OSC communication

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Tue May 20 20:15:44 CEST 2008

Dan Wilcox wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-05-20 at 14:13 +0200, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
>> > so it can wither away in a corner? Does it offer something that mrpeach 
>> > doesn't?
>> well, you use only one object instead of two (but of course you can 
>> build [dumpOSC]/[sendOSC] as abstractions with mrpeach's objects)
>> i don't know any other "advantage"

> One nice thing about sendOSC is that it does not complain to the console when
> the recipient machine is not running, unlike udpsend.  I have some patches that forward OSC to
> two machines, but when I'm testing one is not running and its annoying to have to go in and close
> the udpsend.

hmm, i would rather say that it is a feature that the [udpsend] 
complains if it is not connected.

to not get a constant stream of errors (for every message sent to the 
unconnected [udpsend]) i usually use a [spigot] controlled by the 
connection state (output of [udpsend])


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