[PD] responsability / privacy

Antoine Rousseau antoine at metalu.net
Tue Sep 12 15:13:01 CEST 2017

is it really required that you let the mouse and keyboard accessible?
I mean all would be easier if you only provided kinda midi interface to the

Antoine Rousseau
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2017-09-12 14:54 GMT+02:00 IOhannes m zmoelnig <zmoelnig at iem.at>:

> On 2017-09-12 14:25, Jean-Marie Adrien wrote:
> > Hello
> > I will make an installation in a public space soon where the machine
> (mac) will be somehow accessible :
> > for responsibility and privacy reasons, i’d like to make it impossible
> to manipulate the patches
> > (first time i encounter this issue in my long usage of pd…)
> > Is there a way to lock everything ? compile or whatever ?
> > i mean once a patch is running, the mac is basically accessible, no ?
> > (session opened, mouse and keyboard operable, not talking about ethernet)
> > What i have been doing until now is run patches in public spaces tor
> theaters just as at home and that was fine, but won’t be ok this time
> nothing very sophisticated, but my kiosk-plugin might be of help:
>    https://git.iem.at/pd-gui/kiosk-plugin
> it basically lets you disable menus, shortcuts, puts a patch to
> full-screen mode,...
> i only ever tested it with linux, YMV on other systems.
> also, it only fixes whatever an application can fix on its own. e.g.
> low-level keyboard shortcuts, that the application doesn't even see,
> e.g. [SysRq]+BUSIER) can't be intercepted.
> fgmasdr
> IOhannes
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