[PD] Updating the help patches in pd-ext

Dan Wilcox danomatika at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 00:46:47 CEST 2010

Damn, this looks great! I guess I should have read up on what you've been up to before ranting about help patches. 

Is there a template and wiki page with design info? I'm surprised the PDDP has not been used as extensively before.

On Jun 5, 2010, at 10:27 PM, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:

> Hi list,
>      I would like to update the help patches for all the vanilla objects and PDDP objects with the
> revisions I've posted at:
> http://puredata.info/Members/jwilkes/doc/view?searchterm=revised%20doc%20folder
> (Almost) all these help patches use the PDDP template and have a "META" subpatch that gives
> info for object name, description, xlets, author(s), library, help patch author(s), and an initial attempt
> at some keywords that describe each object's behavior.
> (all the vanilla objects are located in the 5.Reference folder)
> A few questions:
> 1) What's the easiest way to do this?  Do I just post a .tar file containing the help patches in
> 5.Reference?
> 2)  Help patches for expr, nqpoly, and a few other externals are located in 5.Reference.  Is this a mistake-- shouldn't they be located in their respective folders?

Dan Wilcox

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