[PD] pd~ in windows

Dan Wilcox danomatika at gmail.com
Mon Jun 17 18:32:53 CEST 2013

Another option would be to use a cross platform app layer wrapper (base stuff, not gui) that handles the pain for us. OpenFrameworks, for instance, uses Poco which greatly eases threading, etc between Windows & Unix. Of course, it's a C++ library, so that's probably a different story with the Pd core ...

For instance, here's the Poco Process class: http://pocoproject.org/docs/Poco.Process.html

On Jun 17, 2013, at 6:00 AM, pd-list-request at iem.at wrote:

> Short digression-- after writing the Flext mingw build tutorial I've become much
> more understanding of Sevy's approach of actively not supporting Windows.  I
> don't agree with it, as I think so much of Pd already runs adequately on Windows
> to warrant pd~, too, in order to offer free software to as many users as possible.
> But his was certainly a valid, compelling, and time-saving approach. :)

Dan Wilcox

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