[PD] pd msgs for pd->pd-gui WAS: Why I don't like the new automagic

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Fri Jan 30 03:29:00 CET 2009

It is in the pd-devel 0.41.4.  It is barely alpha quality, but its  
developing fast.


On Jan 29, 2009, at 5:16 PM, padovani wrote:

> sorry if it is a stupid quetion... This complete Tcl GUI is complete  
> since which Pd version?
> ze
> Hans-Christoph Steiner escreveu:
>> Anyway, what I am currently working on, and have basically working,  
>> is  making the GUI 100% Tcl.  It is now 100% Tcl, it is just not  
>> 100%  working yet ;).  It is now (barely) usable and there are now  
>> nightly  builds of pd-devel-extended.
>> About your example, I think that we definitely should address  
>> things  like that.  But part of the mandate that Miller, you and  
>> others have  laid out for pd-devel is that it should not change the  
>> C code or the  current API.  That means your example is definitely  
>> not going to  happen in this stage of the development.
>> That said, it would not be hard to reduce the above commands to   
>> succinct messages using Tk's tagging and the "move" command.  Then  
>> the  selection would tag everything, then you only need a single  
>> move  command to apply to that tag.  This then could easily be  
>> converted to  Pd messages.  So it seems to be that this should be a  
>> two stage process
>> First things first, this pd-devel GUI needs to get included in   
>> vanilla, so we need to stick to those guidelines laid out by  
>> Miller.   And Miller, any feedback that you can offer would be most  
>> appreciated.
>> .hc
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