[PD] Finding "$0" and dealing with it in messages

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Sat Dec 5 13:09:03 CET 2009

Hans-Christoph Steiner hat gesagt: // Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:

> On Nov 29, 2009, at 3:26 AM, Frank Barknecht wrote:
>> I have written a bit about Pd's messages on puredata.info, feel free  to
>> quote as much as you like. I'm not the right person to fix pd-extended docs.
>> I can't even create all objects in that patch and bug 2026128 is still
>> open, which indicates, that we believe different things about data types and
>> messages. I don't want to get into that discussion again. :)
> The PDDP docs predate pd-extended.  The PDDP could easily be distributed 
> or used by anyone. That patch is related to PDDP.  But yes, Pd-extended 
> does include the PDDP docs.  What's the point of writing all this email 
> about the topic if it doesn't actually end up in something useful?  Few 
> people read the archives...
> I don't understand this anti-Pd-extended puritanism.  Does distributing 
> docs or code in Pd-extended somehow taint it with evil?  I think the PDDP 
> docs are mostly really good.  Most of that work was done by Dave Sabine.  
> Why wouldn't we use it and keep it up to date?

Hey, all I said is that *I* am not the right person to do that.


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