[PD] distinction Pd lingo: abstraction, subpatch, subwindow

Max abonnements at revolwear.com
Sun Aug 5 12:01:28 CEST 2018

OK, let me try myself, please correct me:

An abstraction is a Pd patch which is used like an object in another Pd 

A subpatch is saved within the main patch and is constructed with [pd 
{name}]. Multiple subpatches with the same name may coexist.

Subwindow is the umbrella term for both of the prior terms.

If someone can confirm that the above definition is true, I will make 
some pull requests to the documentation/ help files since it isn't 
consistent. The pd~-help for example.

On 04.08.2018 14:05, Max wrote:
> In the helpfiles and on this list the three words
> 'abstraction'
> 'subpatch' or 'sub-patch'
> 'subwindow'
> are used. could someone provide a definition of those? I suspect they 
> aren't used in a consistent way throughout the documentation.
> m.
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