[PD] External/Abstraction Repository (was Pd-extended)
ico at vt.edu
Wed Sep 24 13:30:36 CEST 2014
For me the list is large enough to have warranted a fork. Here's just one
to get us started: more than one step of undo.
On Sep 23, 2014 10:31 PM, "Max" <abonnements at revolwear.com> wrote:
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> The discussion about the Pd-extended reanimation left one question open:
> What exactly is it, that people miss in vanilla compared to extended?
> Is it the inclusion of a whole lot of externals and abstractions in
> one package?
> Debian/Ubuntu/Mint users already have an easy access to all those,
> because many of them have been packaged.
> A possible implementation to bring the same convenience to the other
> platforms would be a kind of a repository in Pd itself. A lot of
> softwares do that. Think of: browser add-ons, eclipse packages, atom
> modules, the node.js package manager or Processing.org libraries.
> In Pd this may even be a GUI-Plugin that allows for searching in meta
> information added to the Pd externals/abstractions on sourceforge. And
> a click to download and install them.
> If you open a patch with an unknown object in it, the plugin could
> offer you to search for it in the repository.
> Just an idea.
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