[PD] Do not use OSCx. Use mrpeach's externals instead

Roman Haefeli reduzierer at yahoo.de
Wed Apr 21 13:46:10 CEST 2010

On Wed, 2010-04-21 at 13:30 +0200, Matteo Sisti Sette wrote:
> Roman Haefeli escribió:
> > Do _not_ start to use the OSCx externals, since they are buggy and
> > unmaintained. Use the OSC and net objects from mrpeach instead (packOSC,
> > unpackOSC, routeOSC, udpsend, udpreceive etc). The OSCx externals are
> > still there only for legacy reasons. 
> Ok thanks for warning. I will _not_ use them.
> If a library or external that is obsolete or deprecated is included in 
> Pd-External, there should be a way for the user to know that.
> I guess it has already been said a few times in the list, but when you 
> browse the extra folder (or the help browser) and you find an external 
> you don't usually do a search in the list archives to see if it is 
> deprecated...
> A way could be to include help-patches (which are missing right now) and 
> put a comment that read "DEPRECATED" in each of them.


Again, it seems just a matter of someone doing the work (tm)


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