[PD] settable receive again (was: ipoke~ ?)

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 8 19:17:46 CEST 2012

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> From: Roman Haefeli <reduzent at gmail.com>
> To: "pd-list at iem.at" <pd-list at iem.at>
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> Sent: Friday, June 8, 2012 9:05 AM
> Subject: Re: [PD] settable receive again (was:  ipoke~ ?)
> On Don, 2012-06-07 at 15:43 -0700, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:
>>  What are the conceptual reasons?
> I don't know actually. I somehow thought, that the missing ability to
> set the receive symbol in [r ] was intentional. And since I never saw an
> urgent need for it, I never questioned my somewhat silly assumption.
> However, it seems now this feature hasn't been added simply because of
> the bug it would expose. 
> Regarding your use case: I would do it like Cyrille proposed it in the
> previous mail. Now, would that solve your problem or am I still totally
> misunderstanding you? (Sorry if I do)

See my reply to him.  It would solve my problem in the same way the hack 
to get args in Pd vanilla solves the arg-getting problem.  That is to say, it 
requires more work from the user and is really only a partial solution.


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