[PD] Data structures and click event

João Pais jmmmpais at googlemail.com
Sat Mar 8 00:45:33 CET 2014

> On 03/05/2014 05:24 AM, Pierre Massat wrote:
>> Dear list,
>> First of all i'd like to say that i'm very impressed by the potential  
>> of data structures in Pd. I've always kind of ignored this feature and  
>> it's a >>pity because it's really worth diving into it.That being said  
>> I think that help and example patches are far from sufficient for  
>> beginners, and if it wasn't for Chris McCormick's s->>abstractions I  
>> would have been able to really figure out how to use them (stuff like  
>> how to make an entire polygon draggable, how to use >>GOP with proper  
>> scaling, etc.).
> It's not just the documentation, it's the interface.  Having to walk  
> linked-lists of graphically unlinked objects is bad.  Having to use  
> boilerplate to find the >head of a glist just to create a scalar is bad.
>  I think Pd-l2ork is getting close to a release with my new data  
> structure stuff in it.  It's a first step at addressing some of these  
> issues.

and any prospects of that stuff making it into vanilla or pd-ext, for the  
non-unix users out there?
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