[PD] list etiquette

Dan Wilcox danomatika at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 21:27:05 CEST 2010

On Jun 14, 2010, at 9:22 PM, Kim Cascone wrote:

> Dan Wilcox wrote:
>>>> and I want to make sure the text is a) true and b) easily understood by a n00b
>> This is where I think things should always go ... to the wiki or the Floss manual! If a solution is found, pleasepleaseplease post it to a standard place and then *everyone* can benefit and we don't get the same questions every 6 months.
> that's exactly what I'm trying to do here :)

Yes thanks! Sorry if I seemed to be addressing you in particular, my statement was more for us in general.

> and given that most, if not all, Linux audio apps can host a LADSPA/DSSI/LV2 plugin circa 2010 I see no reason why Pd shouldn't also be able to host one without 1337 secret handshakes, compiling src, chasing down deps, and other distractions to someone wanting to simply and easily host a plugin to do some audio processing
> mind you these 'l337 handshake' solutions are sometimes necessary when solving a Linux audio problem but should not be a 0th order approach to trying to use Pd in a production environment

Yes, 1337 handshakes are no real solutions for sure, but as the community is more disorganized then say the Max community, it's not suprising that these little bits if info get lost.

Dan Wilcox

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