[PD] Zen Garden re-implementing the wheel in C++?

Spencer Russell spencer.f.russell at gmail.com
Sat Apr 17 04:06:19 CEST 2010

I apoligize for the perhaps poor choice of words. I wasn't bashing tcl in general, but only meant that there seems to be a fairly large sentiment that it doesn't belong in the interface between client and server processes.


On Apr 16, 2010 9:02 PM, errordeveloper at gmail.com <errordeveloper at gmail.com> wrote: 

i think by calling Tcl a garbage you are certainly provoking a flame war.

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 02:46:44PM -0400, Spencer Russell wrote:

> Hey List.


> Just came across Zen Garden:


> http://wiki.github.com/mhroth/ZenGarden/


> Seems like the RJDJ crew is re-implementing PD in C++, in it's full

> object-oriented glory.


> I'm excited about the idea of a more object-oriented approach, and

> especially with the idea of ditching all the Tk/Tcl garbage, but I

> don't really see the utility of re-implementing all the DSP graph

> code.


> I haven't looked at the ZenGarden code at all yet though, so maybe

> they're doing a lot of borrowing where it makes sense?


> Maybe we can talk about this interesting development without a flame

> war? Unlikely.


> -s


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