[PD] Hans - window_name FR

Luke Iannini lukexipd at gmail.com
Sun Sep 21 02:21:17 CEST 2008

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 8:33 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at eds.org> wrote:
> On Sep 15, 2008, at 3:21 AM, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
>> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>>> Yeah, I thought about that, I shouldn't be too hard, but I am not  going
>>> to have any time to do it for the next 2 months, probably.   Feel free to
>>> beat me to it.
Okee - I whipped my first request up today: canvas_name and
window_name can now access their parents.  I shamelessly copied the
code from iemguts : ).  Forgot to add credit, will do before I commit.
 Hans, is it alright if I just commit the changes?  I attached the
diffs and Intel Mac compiled versions of both if you want to try it

I'm going to try to do the subpatch-name version now; do either of you
have any tips on how to get the canvas/window from a symbol like

IOhannes, by the way, I compiled iemguts yesterday and wow, what an
incredible number of possibilities those objects open up!  All of them
should be part of vanilla, IMO.  Thanks so much for making them - I'll
be making a ton of stuff with them in the coming months.


>>> I think that ggee's getdir has a good model for how to do it.
>>> Basically, using numbers to represent how many levels down to get  from.
>> this is the scheme i use with the iemguts objects: use numbers to
>> represent how many levels to get _up_.
>> fmgasdr
>> IOhannes
> I think we mean the same thing, just depending on whether it is a tree or
> roots. ;)  If it is a tree, then the parent would be at the bottom.
> .hc
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