[PD] use case of 'isvisible' in [pdcontrol]?

Alexandre Torres Porres porres at gmail.com
Thu Dec 5 02:48:46 CET 2019

Cool, but what did you have in mind? Like what use cases to include this?

I thought I'd need it for a patch, and then it turned out I didn't need
it... not even worth mentioning. Anyway, at that moment, I also thought it
could be useful to have it query for the visibility of a parent patch and
stuff, so I went ahead and opened the request

I was actually gonna go ahead and propose a PR for it, but like I said, it
turns out I didn't need it, and then I'm now wondering why would someone
need this and if in fact it's a good and desirable idea for giving it an

If people think it's cool and that they'd need something like this, I can
go ahead and make a PR, otherwise, I don't know, but probably I'll close it.


Em qua., 4 de dez. de 2019 às 22:36, Miller Puckette <msp at ucsd.edu>

> My opinion which you should take with a grain of salt if not a whiff of
> HCN,
> is that it's bad to copy information around and better to always have
> access
> to one centralized variable that you can check when needed.  Anytine data
> is
> duplicated there's a worry that different copies will get out of sync.
> cheers
> M
> On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 10:22:12PM -0300, Alexandre Torres Porres wrote:
> > Hi, I'm curious about the use cases of the 'isvisible' message in
> > [pdcontrol], and I also wonder how useful is it to query for the
> visibility
> > state instead of just getting it when it changes.
> >
> > cheers
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