[PD] abstraction setting its own arguments
jancsika at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 29 06:21:53 CEST 2010
--- On Thu, 7/29/10, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca> wrote:
> From: Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca>
> Subject: Re: [PD] abstraction setting its own arguments
> To: "Jonathan Wilkes" <jancsika at yahoo.com>
> Cc: pd-list at iem.at
> Date: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 1:15 AM
> On Wed, 28 Jul 2010, Jonathan Wilkes
> > That sounds like a good idea.
> Ok, it's implemented already. You can try it if you
> checkout the svn trunk.
> > Since adddollsym currently ignores any additional
> args, couldn't you just add the functionality to adddollsym
> so that when there's no $2 it behaves as it currently does,
> Well, if it were only a substitution thing, I could claim
> that the second argument of adddollsym defaults to the "$"
> character, and then the method would have a single case. But
> because the presence of a substitution char would also cause
> the method to not add an implicit leading "$", it looks more
> like two different methods stuck into just one.
> What do you think ? Are there examples of methods that have
> multiple behaviours stuck together like that based on number
> of args ?
I can't think of an example.
On another note:
Is there a reason why you don't show an "add" message for [getargs] in
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