[PD] Pd Development "Reverse Kickstarter"

Miller Puckette msp at ucsd.edu
Wed May 15 22:48:16 CEST 2013

On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 03:15:53PM -0400, Ivica Ico Bukvic wrote:
> On 05/14/2013 02:49 PM, Miller Puckette wrote:
> >Interesting idea.  I agree that a non-lazy dev could just make argument
> >strings serve the same function (and sometimes it's good to see all the
> >args up front to prevent unnecessary allocations or computation).
> >
> >Here's a thing to think about - how could abstractions (as opposed to externs)
> >catch and use mesages separated by commas?  There are lots of things
> >abstractions can't do cleanly (like have variable numbers of inlets/outlets)
> >and perhaps it could be helpful to use after-creation messages somehow for
> >this.  (I've always been nervous about the widespread use of self-modifying
> >patches to fill this need :)
> >
> >cheers
> >Miller
> >
> This may be a totally stupid idea but here it goes anyhow... What
> about creating a special nlet object that can dynamically change the
> number of nlets (in or out depending on a flag given) and issue
> command to gop object to redraw itself upon update? Doesn't seem to
> hard to implement but it does seem a bit unconventional, if you
> like...
hmm... you'd also want some convenient way to empower people to do something
with audio and/or messages going in and out.  A similar possibliity might
be to make a voicebank object that allocates n copies of an abstraction and
makes all their nlets appear on the containing patch somehow.

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