[PD] Nettles. Was: Cyclone: List of Issues with existing objects by Alexandre Porres

Alexandre Torres Porres porres at gmail.com
Sun Feb 21 00:36:18 CET 2016

>  I did share all features to be included

according to my findings and research, of course

2016-02-20 21:34 GMT-02:00 Alexandre Torres Porres <porres at gmail.com>:

> 2016-02-20 20:53 GMT-02:00 Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com>:
>> One last question:
>> Does Max/MSP retain all the same class interfaces for version 4/5 classes
>> in later versions of Max/MSP?  For example, is Max 7 guaranteed to be
>> backwards compatible with all the internal classes of Max 4.5?
> Lets go as low as 4.6, version from the time of cyclone's release.
> I, for one, haven't found any backwards compatibility issue yet. All I see
> is objects respecting backwards compatibility and including a few new
> features.
> Examples: - maximum buffer allowed in buffir~ is now 4096 samples instead
> of 256.
> - [wave~] first offered no interpolation (0) or linear interpolation (1),
> now offers 4 other interpolation methods (2-6)
> I did search around, I haven't mapped all changes possible one by one, I
> focused on important objects and found a few things, not much. I mean to
> say it's probably not too crazy like them updating every object at every
> new release. Most are still the same in Max 7 as they were in 4.6! I did
> share all features to be included so objects could be updated, the number
> it's like new features for 4 or 5 objects...
> Now, when implementing new objects that were present in 4.6, one has no
> good reason to go back to version 4.6 instead of checking Max 7 to clone
> the new version without even bothering if it is different than before...
> Don't know how many of the objects I suggested are also Max6+, pong might
> be the very only one...
> cheers
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