[PD] distinction Pd lingo: abstraction, subpatch, subwindow
hard.off at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 13:23:36 CEST 2018
Totally agree with Dan on all points.
On Mon, 13 Aug 2018 at 12:32, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com> wrote:
> My 2 cents:
> * "subpatch" to me refers to [pd ...] aka a patch within a patch, saved
> within the same patch file that uses it (no object instantiation)
> * "abstraction" to me refers to a patch saved to and loaded from it's own
> file (object instantiation)
> * using "subpatches and abstractions" when referring to both is the is the
> best option, I agree that "subwindow" is problematic since there multiple
> types of things displayed in multiple windows already (ie. the audio dialog
> could conceptually be a subwindow as well...)
> * my preference is for "subpatch" as opposed to "sub-patch"
> * "canvas" is problematic as there are already two notions of canvas
> within Pd: the Pd patch canvas and the TK drawing canvas
> On Aug 12, 2018, at 11:40 PM, pd-list-request at lists.iem.at wrote:
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> I see, then maybe we are better off without umbrella term and just refer
> to subpatches and abstractions as "subpatches and abstractions".
> Dan Wilcox
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