[PD] Nettiquette (was Re: Scaling values in pd)
jancsika at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 4 03:47:21 CEST 2013
On 09/03/2013 07:00 PM, Ed Kelly wrote:
>> On 09/03/2013 02:32 AM, IOhannes zmölnig wrote:
>>> On 09/02/2013 06:17 PM, hghoyer wrote:
>>>> in Max/MSP there is an object for simple scaling.
>>>> If you create in MAX these object with this arguments:
>>>> [scale 0 127 0 500] incomming messages from 0 to 127 are automatically
>>>> scaled from 0 to 500...
>>> honestly i'm of the firm conviction that you should learn how scaling
>>> works: it really is only a matter of adding, multiplying, dividing,
>>> subtracting - stuff you should heave learned in primary school.
>> I'm unclear-- are you insulting the user on purpose, or do you
>> expect others to be equally insulting to you if you happen to ask
>> a question they find trivial?
>>> as frank pointed out, this should do for you:
>>> [/ 127]
>>> [* 500]
>>> if you find it too tedious to do the maths over and over again, you
>>> might want to create an abstraction.
>>> being able to solve trivial problems like this will surely empower you
>>> to solve more complex problems :-)
>> If you want to help empower people to solve complex problems, start
>> by not insulting them when they ask questions on the list.
> Another heated moment in Pd-list history.
> I think it's wise for us to remember that not every noob coming onto the list for the first time has a personal acquaintance with all of us. We're all sometimes a bit casual in our dealings with each other, and for those of us who have met each other in person we've had a chance to measure the aloofness and eccentricity of the other core members of the community.
> Remember it's a community!
Yes, that's a much better way to put it than I did. Sorry for the
unnecessarily extreme reaction.
> Love, and peace xx
> PS did I spell netiquette write? :)
Looks good to me.
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