[PD] Pd Manual
jack at rybn.org
Tue Aug 11 19:54:29 CEST 2009
Le mardi 11 août 2009 à 13:24 -0400, Mathieu Bouchard a écrit :
> On Tue, 11 Aug 2009, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> > Yeah, good point. The "connection order" statement should really be a
> > footnote. [trigger] should really be introduced before talking about
> > the connection order.
> I don't believe that any of those things should be introduced before or
> after the other, nor that any of those things deserves to be but a
> footnote in the other's text, or anything else like that.
> There is a reason for the existence of [trigger], and it's not "for
> triggering things" in any traditional meaning of the word in a way that is
> contrastive with what any object not named [trigger] does... the meaning
> of the word "triggering" in a pd context is conditioned by the existence
> of the class-name [trigger] and not the other way around.
> [trigger] has been created especially for ordering things in a way that a
> fanout can't, that is, visually, explicitly, and unambiguously; thus
> [trigger] and the very need for ordering go hand in hand.
Or, sometimes, it can be used to connect an outlet of an object to its
cold inlet. For example for a counter :
[+ ]x[t f]
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