[PD] [PD-dev] pd-ext documentation [was something else]

João Pais jmmmpais at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 27 14:44:11 CET 2009

> I've just added the system we use in the RjDj lib to [list]-abs as
> well. It's pretty simple, but cool: All objects are described in a
> textfile using this format:
> objectname - short object description in one line without commas
> In [list]-abs this file is called "list-abs-intro.txt". (It also
> allows lines consisting of just an integer number, which is used to
> optionally make room for larger GUI objects in the overview patch.)
> A helper file reads this list into a textfile and dynamically patches
> all referenced objects and descriptions into a subpatch. This patch is
> called "list-abs-intro.pd".

I think that it would be the best idea as well - many libraries already  
bring their object description - that's pd's "official" format as well, as  
used in the old 0.INTRO.txt file. would it be possible to make that libs  
don't get compiled/added to the package if that list is missing? or  

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