[PD] max for live
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Mon Jan 19 14:52:27 CET 2009
I dare say PD needs to ditch tcl/tk! SDL could be a good idea.
--- On Mon, 1/19/09, Kyle Klipowicz <kyleklip at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Kyle Klipowicz <kyleklip at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [PD] max for live
> To: "hard off" <hard.off at gmail.com>
> Cc: pd-list at iem.at
> Date: Monday, January 19, 2009, 1:37 PM
> That's the elephant in the room isn't it?
> Live is most valuable to me because it is very cpu-friendly
> considering the
> amount of tasks being done at once in such a rich visual
> environment. Pd on
> the other hand is very slow...the equivalent of maybe 2 or
> 3 live devices
> will shoot my cpu up to 75% easily.
> Of course, this is because Live devices are optimized in
> C++. Also, the GUI
> is rendered by graphing bitmap primitives onto the
> screen...I'm pretty sure
> that Pd does something different/more cpu intensive using
> I'm all for the effort though! I just think that Pd
> will need some major
> face lifts to get it to the usability that Live offers.
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 6:57 AM, hard off
> <hard.off at gmail.com> wrote:
> > would widgets and whatnots be subject to the same
> clunky slowness of other
> > pd gui objects? or is this something that might be
> improved too?
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