Re: PDDP meeting?
2006-05-01 01:21:30 GMT
On Sun, Apr 30, 2006 at 12:58:32PM -0400, Mathieu Bouchard wrote: > On Tue, 25 Apr 2006, David Powers wrote: > > > How can one do object-oriented PD (there are at least some parallels), > > and how might that differ from other approaches? > > First you have to avoid those who say that PD is only for music and/or > video; they can't put the word "application" or "program" on a patch or a > set of patches, it has to be called "patches". > > Second you have to avoid those who say PD isn't object-oriented and > especially those who think that you should not use anything that "looks" > too object-oriented because it wouldn't fit the "dataflow paradigm", > whatever that is. > > Third is a rule for OOP in general, in any language: the final goal is > never to make a program "more OOP", it's to make a program better, by any > "paradigm" necessary. Fourth, watch out for communists, who are all out to get you. > paint a complete picture, no matter which programming language it is being > asked about, even though I think that Pd has more holes than almost all > programming languages. So why are you still using it? Best, Chris.(Continue reading)