[PD] Help Docs: element vs. item

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Thu Aug 13 18:59:36 CEST 2009

On Wed, 12 Aug 2009, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> On Aug 12, 2009, at 6:22 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>>> There's an implicit step when the term "message" is used (i.e., typing 
>>> something in a message box and sending it to the object).  But if you look 
>>> at the Max docs where they say, "the word 'set' followed by a number", 
>>> there's not even that.
>> And so... how are the Max docs related to how Pd should be documented?...
> They are widely regarded and good to learn from, and Pd is part of the Max 
> family.

Yeah, but that doesn't give a specific reason why a specific aspect of the 
Max docs should be the reference in the case of this specific question.

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