[PD] list etiquette

Kim Cascone kim at anechoicmedia.com
Mon Jun 14 21:48:42 CEST 2010

Dan Wilcox wrote:
> 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.
no worries -- I was just letting you know that I'm trying to make some 
info clear to others and not trying to be a pain in the culo! ;)
>> 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.

and why I'm trying to do a little work for the community since I'm new here

not only because I'd like to use the [plugin~] external but because I 
feel others should also have the pleasure of using it! :)

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