[PD] pduino rewrite

Roman Haefeli reduzent at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 10:01:39 CEST 2011

On Thu, 2011-09-15 at 09:44 +0200, Ingo wrote:
> The reason why I didn't make an abstraction for the "debyte" is that I
> wanted to keep the number of files and dependencies as low as possible. I
> think this was the original idea of the rewrite, right?

Yeah, exactly. I would like to be able to install [arduino] also on a
plain Pd-vanilla setup with the least amount of additional effort.
[comport] will always be needed, of course.
> Anyway what can be done is add a simple offset number like I did it
> somewhere on my testing patch. Then you can copy as many instances as needed
> and offset them. Maybe multiplying by 8 first. But then again it's more
> objects and calculations than are really necessary.
> I am using it like this with only two objects for the Duemilanove. Your
> version with the table has 59 objects while my duplicated version has 73
> objects for a Duemilanove while needing a lot less calculations, a fraction
> of the message transfers and no table lookups or writes.

Interesting. How did you quantify the amount of message transfers? What
makes it differ so much, like you say?


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