[PD] [PD-announce] old editing features of Pd-extended 0.43

Tuti tutifornari at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 18:07:07 CET 2012

I just wish that PD keeps the same philosophy of robustness and
simplicity as before.

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca> wrote:
> Le 2012-02-17 à 15:02:00, Hans-Christoph Steiner a écrit :
>> First off, the pd-gui side of Pd has been re-written from scratch. When
>> you run Pd, you are actually running two programs: pd is the core engine and
>> pd-gui is the GUI. Since basically all computers now come with multiple CPU
>> cores, this means that pd-gui will usually run on a separate CPU core than
>> pd, so they don’t step on each other’s toes.
> It was already like that since the first version of pd ever, over 15 years
> ago. It's misleading to write it in the same paragraph as « the pd-gui side
> of Pd has been re-written from scratch ». You also don't state which part of
> the pd-gui has been rewritten from scratch, which obscures the fact that a
> large fraction of it hasn't been rewritten.
> It's a bad idea to take credit for things that Miller had already done or
> that his contributors had done.
> If you want to say, for example, that pd-extended 43 fixes a certain cause
> of hiccups due to bad sync between the two parts of pd, then you can say it
> like that, more or less, but a goal to keeping explanations simple doesn't
> entitle you to say what you have said.
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