[PD] "get" method for Pd

Chris McCormick chris at mccormick.cx
Fri Nov 18 02:43:07 CET 2011

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 12:45:57PM -0800, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:
> Hm, how about this:
> [info symbol]
> where symbol is "pd" for pd, an array name, subpatch or abstraction name, the receive symbol of an iemgui, 
> or no args for "this canvas"
> the only inlet takes:
> "get attribute" to output an "attribute value(s)" message
> "get" to get a sequence of all "attribute value(s)" messages
> "symbol receive-symbol" to set a new receive symbol
> pointer to set it to query a scalarpointer-to-head-of-list to query a particular canvas
> It might be too complex with that many disparate classes, but it sure would 
> simplify the process of getting pure data :)

I think DesireData had a facility for receiving error messages back into the patch. While we are thinking about this type of thing, what about [info errors] or [info console] which outputs everything that goes to console or all errors generated by Pd?




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