[PD] "get" method for Pd
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Fri Nov 18 22:43:26 CET 2011
----- Original Message -----
> From: Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca>
> To: Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at at.or.at>
> Cc: Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com>; "pd-list at iem.at" <pd-list at iem.at>; Miller Puckette <msp at ucsd.edu>; IOhannes m zmoelnig <zmoelnig at iem.at>
> Sent: Friday, November 18, 2011 4:31 PM
> Subject: Re: [PD] "get" method for Pd
> Le 2011-11-17 à 22:24:00, Hans-Christoph Steiner a écrit :
>> You think that ~2300 words is not particularly large for a help file?
> That's now long Tcl's info help is. I don't think any Pd help patch
> has anywhere close to 2300 words.
> wc -w "#convolve-help.pd" says 3086, but counting only the contents of
> the comments, it's 1596. To be fair, however, you have to count the code
> examples, and doc elements that aren't plain comments, so it's probably
> closer to 2000.
> But that's because it contains a whole tutorial, too. Otherwise, the design
> of the thing is quite simple.
> I don't think that 2300 words (or 3600 words for more recent docs) is that
> large. A hardcopy of a successful book such as Tolstoï's War and Peace has
> 560000 words and doesn't even come with a Ctrl+f feature.
Did you make a bug report?
> | Mathieu BOUCHARD ----- téléphone : +1.514.383.3801 ----- Montréal, QC
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