[PD] distinction Pd lingo: abstraction, subpatch, subwindow
Alexandre Torres Porres
porres at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 02:32:17 CEST 2018
By the way, I'm also defining abstractions as a type of external object, as
opposed to a compiled object type. That makes sense, right?
Em dom, 26 de ago de 2018 às 20:54, Alexandre Torres Porres <
porres at gmail.com> escreveu:
> This is what I always believed to be true, so I'm onboard with this, and
> I've also extensively written this in Pd documentations. Currently I'm
> translating my portuguese tutorials to english and I'm just gonna stick to
> the subpatch/abstraction definition as this.
> Max, please go ahead and make that Pull Request. If there's objection,
> it'll appear.
> Em seg, 13 de ago de 2018 às 09:23, Max <abonnements at revolwear.com>
>> Likewise. Is there anyone opposing?
>> On 13.08.2018 13:23, Matt Davey wrote:
>> > Totally agree with Dan on all points.
>> > On Mon, 13 Aug 2018 at 12:32, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com
>> > <mailto: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
>> > * "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
>> >> <mailto:pd-list-request at lists.iem.at> wrote:
>> >> Message-ID: <40aca4a4-d098-f49b-4914-46180e74dc56 at revolwear.com
>> >> <mailto:40aca4a4-d098-f49b-4914-46180e74dc56 at revolwear.com>>
>> >> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8; format=flowed
>> >> I see, then maybe we are better off without umbrella term and just
>> >> refer
>> >> to subpatches and abstractions as "subpatches and abstractions".
>> >> m.
>> > --------
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