[PD] just out of curiosity

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Mon Dec 7 22:08:44 CET 2009

On Dec 7, 2009, at 2:11 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Mon, 7 Dec 2009, Matteo Sisti Sette wrote:
>> From the main page of the Pure Data portal: "[Pure Data] is the  
>> _third_ major branch of the family of patcher programming languages  
>> known as Max (Max/FTS, ISPW Max, Max/MSP, jMax, etc.)..." (emphasis  
>> added)
>> Which is the second one?
> No idea. Pd is not a branch of Max anyway.
> jMax is a branch of Max that appeared after Pd appeared.
> All the rest is a bunch of internal forks and renamings that were  
> pretty much internal to IRCAM and that the outside world shouldn't  
> care about.

Max/MSP, Pd, jMax?



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