[PD] Why I don't like the new automagic

Andy Farnell padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk
Tue Jan 27 14:27:26 CET 2009

On Tue, 27 Jan 2009 12:01:24 +0100
Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org> wrote:

> I quite often create objects
> bottom-to-top.

This is the natural way to do it if you are working from
an equation or functional representation, someting of the
general form

f(t) = x + y * z

leads to an natural object placement ordering

output (first object, 1) = x term/last object of left branch (2) 
plus (3), y term/last object of middle branch (4), times (5),
z term/last object of rightmost branch. You then factor up the
x, y and z parts making a DSP tree from the root (output) towards
terminal/leaf (signal source) nodes.

Automatic downwards connection must be easily toggled so beginner
and advanced programming styles are accomodated.

Use the source

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