[PD] "get" method for Pd

Miller Puckette msp at ucsd.edu
Fri Nov 18 19:43:43 CET 2011

I'm with Hans -- e.g., 'list' where there's a whole slew of functionalities
masquerading as a single class (and sharing a help file), but in which
you only need one object for each type of use, e.g., "list nth".


On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 01:23:12PM -0500, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> Le 2011-11-17 à 21:17:00, Hans-Christoph Steiner a écrit :
> >The last sentence is the key there.  They should not all do these
> >things in their own disparate ways.  If the objects stick to
> >common, well-established idioms, then all these objects will be
> >easy use.  Just imagine the help patch of an [info] object with so
> >many messages vs the help patch for each object and its specific
> >task.
> Yes, it's much more convenient to open 20 tiny help patches to have
> an overview, then have to open 1 big help patch that contains all of
> the info in one place... ;)
> try again.
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