[PD] arraysize WAS apt.puredata.info is back!
jancsika at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 28 21:30:33 CEST 2012
----- Original Message -----
> From: Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at at.or.at>
> To: pd-list at iem.at
> Sent: Friday, September 28, 2012 2:55 PM
> Subject: Re: [PD] arraysize WAS apt.puredata.info is back!
> On 09/28/2012 12:57 PM, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: Simon Wise <simonzwise at gmail.com>
>>> To: Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com>
>>> Cc: "pd-list at iem.at" <pd-list at iem.at>
>>> Sent: Friday, September 28, 2012 7:32 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [PD] arraysize WAS apt.puredata.info is back!
>>> On 28/09/12 12:48, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:
>>>>>> I'm referring to what Hans wrote:
>>>>>>> For me, apt-get install pd-arraysize is far easier
>>> trying to
>>>>>> remember that [expr] trick. And thankfully we can
>>>>>> so we can have choice. :-)
>>>>> exactly ...
>>>> Not exactly-- you were referring to using the Debian packaging
>>>> system in a general sense to find packages, and you were saying
>>>> calling someone who uses it a mythical user is not inaccurate.
>>> no .. I was saying that debian users who treat their debian repository
> as an
>>> extension of their system and the first place to look for something
> they need to
>>> do are not mythical at all, that if you are familiar with the debian
> tools it is
>>> very quick and easy to find which package has a file or functionality
> you are
>>> looking for, and that not surprisingly some of these users are able and
>>> to do the extra bit of work to make things they find useful available
> in the way
>>> they find convenient.
>> So if you think the debian repos are the first place to look, then you
> would agree
>> that arraysize should tell the user they can get the same functionality
>> expr which is already installed with pd-extended, pd-l2ork, and pd vanilla
>> therefore more modular, right?
> Add it to the arraysize-help.pd and it'll be included in the next release.
How about the expr-help.pd problem I asked you about? I can't exactly ask
the author to use the PDDP revised patches because they rely on
pddplink and helplink, and expr ships with Pd vanilla which doesn't have those.
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