[PD] a story for Lists

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 8 00:21:29 CEST 2009

--- On Tue, 4/7/09, IOhannes m zmoelnig <zmoelnig at iem.at> wrote:

> From: IOhannes m zmoelnig <zmoelnig at iem.at>
> Subject: Re: [PD] a story for Lists
> To: jancsika at yahoo.com
> Cc: pd-list at iem.at
> Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 12:08 PM
> Jonathan Wilkes wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > Oops, there was supposed to be a second part to that,
> which is a question: So why couldn't meta-messages all
> be lists, and whatever part of Pd it is that checks for
> meta-messages just checks the first item of the incoming
> list for "set", "add2", etc.?
> basically because it is like it is.
> i guess that if someone (not completely naive; and with an
> eye on language-design and not just tool-design) would go
> and re-invent the wheel, they would make lists just lists.
> without any special "selector" (just the first
> element of the list).
> as things stand, you have to either accept things how they
> are or look for an alternative.
> changing the way list works will be destructive to all but
> the most trivial patches out there.
> on a sidenote: why has your mail so very long lines?

Oh man, I have no idea!  My messages look normal in yahoo mail,
but in the archive they are one line per paragraph.  Normally I just
type into the text area and wrapping is handled automatically.

Anyone know a way to fix this in yahoo mail?


> mfga.sdr
> IOhannes


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