[PD] list of Pd forks?

Christof Ressi info at christofressi.com
Wed Oct 6 11:55:30 CEST 2021

> alex listed "pd-extended" as one of the well-known forks.
> but what constitutes the forkiness in this case?
> apparently not the large number of externals shipped (as this would 
> make it as "distro"), but something else.
> from the top of my head (as I never was a Pd-extended user myself), 
> two things come to my mind: tooltips and white object-backgrounds 
> (going along with those red signal connections).

Alex certainly knows more about this, but here are a couple of things 
that I remember:

* revamped help patches (standardized structure + hyperlinks)

* different styles for audio/control inlets/outlets

* inlets/outlets highlighted on hovering

* different/better font size handling

* the [import] object

* the libdir system (*-meta.pd files), although I don't know how it 
worked in practice

* different dragging behavior in graphical arrays

* ...


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