[PD] Toughts on PD vs. Max stability on macintels on analogindustries.com

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 8 04:52:45 CET 2011

--- On Tue, 3/8/11, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca> wrote:

> From: Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca>
> Subject: Re: [PD] Toughts on PD vs. Max stability on macintels on analogindustries.com
> To: "Max" <abonnements at revolwear.com>
> Cc: "PD list" <pd-list at iem.at>
> Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 4:34 AM
> On Tue, 8 Mar 2011, Max wrote:
> > just to throw in a equally unspecific report.
> Yes. It's important to answer rumours using rumours.
> There's a prof who told me that she couldn't teach Pd, and
> it was because of its security holes.

I don't like the fact that every time I create an 
object in Pd, it is sent to the central Pd server which keeps logs of all 
the objects in our patches.  I think Pd is selling the logs to third 
parties, because every time I part a stream of numbers I get tons of 
ads to the console window for Liberty University.


> Then she also told me
> that Pd doesn't have any video support. After that she
> stopped answering emails.
> I also heard that MAX was so bad, there's a classroom where
> they had to ban Pd to ensure that it looked like buying MAX
> licenses had been a good investment.
> Much of MAX's popularity is due to vendor lock-in after
> cheap licenses had been dumped on students who happened to
> be taking courses that happened to require MAX.
> And of course, I mean MAX the software, not Max Neupert.
> ;)
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