[PD] msg to abstractions

Funs Seelen funsseelen at gmail.com
Thu May 5 12:38:38 CEST 2011

Hi Jeppi,

2011/5/5 Jeppi Jeppi <jeppiot at hotmail.com>

>  Hi again,
> just another question regarding the pd-msg system. Say I have two
> parametrized abstractions [boo 1] and [boo 2] loaded in my patch. When I
> send a message to them to dynamically create some objects inside, I send it
> as
> [obj 20 30 metro 100(--->[s pd-boo.pd]
> which, of course, goes to both instances.
> Would it be a way to send the message only to a single instance, maybe
> taking into account the creation parameters?
> If abstraction ``boo.pd'' is changed and saved to boo.pd changes are
applied to all boo.pd's in the patch. So two different boo.pd's require two
different names. Except for creation arguments, I assume they're not saved
in the abstraction, but in your main patch.

Adding prefix to the abstraction names is not elegant, as that would require
> previously creating n abstractions, named [1_boo] ,  [2_boo] and so
> on...clumsy
>  Having two different abstractions with the same name seems less elegant
to me.



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