[PD] wiimote report

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Fri Feb 10 19:04:00 CET 2012

On Feb 10, 2012, at 11:38 AM, Ivica Ico Bukvic wrote:

> Roman Haefeli <reduzent at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 15:48 +0100, ub at xdv.org wrote:
>>> to answer my question:
>>> i changed onoff  from int to float and it works such that i can turn 
>>> reports on and off.
>>> it still crashes a lot though ...
>>> well, seems like i should go for supercollider/osc. or is there
>> another 
>>> wii external for linux?
>> Yeah, there is also [disis_wiimote] [1] from the L2ork project. 
>> Since the the wiimote external you were trying is the one that is also
>> included in Debian as pd-wiimote, I think it's worth focusing on fixing
>> this one, since a lot of people would potentially benefit from it.
>> Could
>> you provide a patch for your fix?
> and why couldn't a lot of people benefit from the disis_wiimote? it is open source and it's just a matter of packaging it for a specific distro.

Why have two wiimote objects?  Is there a specific reason why they can't be merged?  If we pool the work on it we'll have one better wiimote object versus two different wiimote objects that are both less good.



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