[PD] spigot~ info please

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Sun Sep 6 20:59:39 CEST 2009

On Sep 6, 2009, at 9:27 AM, IOhannes m zmölnig wrote:

> João Pais wrote:
>> maybe it's better if you send it to hans, or commit it yourself to  
>> your externals folder?
> hans is reading the list so it has already been sent to him.
> apart from that, i think that people should stop using [spigot~]:

If you want this Hans to look at patches, you're best bet is to submit  
them to the patch tracker.  Anything else is a gamble :)


> - it does something different than [spigot], so it's name is  
> confusing. (how about [demultiplex~] or [demux~]? this name is  
> already taken by zexy, but low and behold, zexy's [demux~] without  
> arguments is compatible!)
> - a [spigot~] that is used a signal replacement for [spigot] can  
> also be written as [*~]. the latter is shorter to write (why does  
> nobody complain about the missing [multiplication~] object?) and  
> does not trick the user into believing that signal-processing is  
> paused (and cpu-cycles are freed) ([spigot~] is not [switch~])
> fmnadsr
> IOhannes
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