[PD] list etiquette WAS: plugin~ external

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Mon Jun 14 20:18:29 CEST 2010

That 'pro' thread should have retitled been retitled for sure.   
Occasionally there are little outbreaks like that, but mostly I think  
its quite civil around here.  I think we could be more newbie  
friendly.  I've heard that this list intimidates most newbies, which  
is not a good thing, IMHO.


On Jun 14, 2010, at 1:35 PM, Kim Cascone wrote:

> just curious but is it normal netiquette on the Pd list to hi-jack  
> other people's threads?
> also, I find it odd that many people on the list were more  
> interested in adding to the debate defining the term  
> 'professional' (in posts titled -> Subject: Re: plugin~ external)  
> rather than adding to the problem of [plugin~] not working properly
> not criticizing - just an observation
> the reason I'm devoting a lot of my energy to figuring out the  
> [plugin~] external is because I'm editing the LADSPA chapter in the  
> FOSS Pd manual online -->
> http://en.flossmanuals.net/bin/view/PureData/UsingLADSPAplugins
> and I want to make sure the text is a) true and b) easily understood  
> by a n00b
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