[PD] implications of pd~ for 'poly' objects

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Sep 8 19:29:23 CEST 2009

It would definitely be possible to write a pdpoly~ but usually it  
would be easier to manually manage 2-4 instances.  Few people have  
more than 4 cores.  I see those poly objects as useful for 10+ and  
make managing 100s or 1000s possible.


On Sep 8, 2009, at 1:24 PM, Phil Stone wrote:

> Hello all,
> I have skimmed Miller's paper from Pd-con about [pd~], and it looks  
> like it has potential for taking advantage of multiple-core CPUs.  I  
> need to read it in a little more detail to digest it fully, but I'm  
> wondering (and this is directed mostly at Frank B.): could  
> [polypoly] and/or [nqpoly] use [pd~] for each voice/replicated-patch  
> instance?
> Phil Stone
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