[PD] old editing features of Pd-extended 0.43

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Sat Feb 18 18:28:28 CET 2012

That is for sure a goal.  For the bare minimum, there is always Pd-vanilla.


On Feb 18, 2012, at 12:07 PM, Tuti wrote:

> I just wish that PD keeps the same philosophy of robustness and
> simplicity as before.
> Tuti
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca> wrote:
>> 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.
>> 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.


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