[PD] Keyboard shortcuts for "nudge", "done editing"

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Sep 27 03:30:54 CEST 2011

On Sep 26, 2011, at 9:02 PM, Marvin Humphrey wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 08:29:45PM -0400, Hans-Christoph Steiner  
> wrote:
>> Wow, that's interesting.  I don't often hear that, people using Tcl  
>> in
>> their work.
> I write open source code for a living -- Eventful sponsors my work  
> on the
> Apache Lucy search engine library, and that's where about 75% of my  
> hours go.
> A volunteer showed up a little while ago who wants to add Tcl  
> bindings for
> Lucy.  I'm teaching myself Tcl so that I can work with this  
> volunteer more
> effectively.

Ah, nice deal.  I wish Pd paid my bills, but I do spend most of my  
paid dev time on free software as part of http://guardianproject.info

Perhaps you might also be interested in making a Pd library for using  
Apache Lucy. :)

>> Sure you can, its a .tcl script, meaning you are giving the user the
>> source whenever you are giving the user the program.  So its even  
>> kind
>> of BSD-ish because you can't give the user a GUI plugin without  
>> giving
>> them the source, so you don't need to do anything else to  
>> distribute the
>> source. Pd patches are the same idea.
> I am sincerely grateful for the pointer to this plugin and for your  
> generosity
> with your time and support, but I assume that a miscommunication has  
> occurred
> and I am not understanding your suggestion properly.  I cannot take  
> code from
> this plugin, make changes to adapt it for Vanilla, remove the GPL  
> tag and
> replace it with an implicit BSD license by submitting it to the  
> patch tracker.
> That would not adhere to the original author's license, and it would  
> be a
> violation of copyright.
> If I wish to supply the proposed functionality for Vanilla my  
> options are
> either to create a new patch from scratch which cannot be considered a
> "derivative work" of that plugin, or to track down all the original  
> authors of
> that plugin, persuade them to issue their code under an additional  
> BSD3
> license, and then once that process is complete, create a derivative  
> work and
> submit it.

Ah yes, that is true.  Sorry, I forgot and thought you wanted to  
distribute a plugin.



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