[PD] vline~, vsnapshot~, etc.
matju at artengine.ca
Wed Jul 9 18:41:39 CEST 2008
On Wed, 9 Jul 2008, Matt Barber wrote:
> If I'm not mistaken, [inlet] and [inlet~] are members of the same class
> "vinlet," which has the two constructors vinlet_new and vinlet_newsig.
Yes, it is the case. This shows you that the actual class is an
implementation detail, and what matters is the creator (constructor),
because that is what is put in [objectmaker]'s method-table (which is
actually a creator-table).
> Similarly but somewhat differently, all the expr/expr~/fexpr~ stuff is
> collected into a single set of vexp*.c files.
This is actually 3 distinct classes, but it's also an implementation
In another strange way, GridFlow C++ classes have *all* the same creator
from the perspective of Pd, but this mostly just dispatches to a
class-specific creator. Same goes for GEM and PyExt and most interfaces
between the C Pd API and another language.
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