[Gridflow-dev] [#expr] (was: jMax)

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 24 16:04:19 EDT 2010

--- On Fri, 9/24/10, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca> wrote:

> From: Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca>
> Subject: Re: [#expr] (was: jMax)
> To: "Jonathan Wilkes" <jancsika at yahoo.com>
> Cc: pd-list at iem.at, gridflow-dev at artengine.ca
> Date: Friday, September 24, 2010, 7:31 PM
> On Fri, 24 Sep 2010, Jonathan Wilkes
> wrote:
> > Can there be semicolons in addition to some future
> mechanism for naming outlets?  Or does that get too
> complex?
> I think that [#expr] could be split into several classes
> for that kind of thing. [#expr] would work most closely like
> [expr], whereas an [if] or [#if] class could work like what
> you say.
> I think that the right-to-left output of [#expr] is
> important and should be kept as-is. In Pd, either classes
> behave exactly like that, or they do something completely
> different (where only a portion of the outlets are used at a
> time, usually just one); I don't think that there is any
> class that uses both of those "modes" at once.

That's a really good point, and I think you're right that it is 
this kind of "if" behavior really belongs in a different object.

> btw I just got $f1 $f2 $f3 etc into [#expr].
> I just tested [#expr $f4+($f5-$f4)*($f1-$f2)/($f3-$f2)] and
> it works.
> _______________________________________________________________________
> | Mathieu Bouchard ------------------------------ Villeray,
> Montréal, QC


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