[Pdmtl] Analyse audio en C?

Stephen Sinclair radarsat1 at gmail.com
Tue May 19 14:43:13 EDT 2009

On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 7:47 PM, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca> wrote:
> On Mon, 18 May 2009, Alexandre Quessy wrote:
>> messages in Pd use callbacks, which seem to be slow.
> Do you ever use Python? It's not any different.
>> Well, I first, pd uses tk, which can be avoided using pd -nogui.
>> Still, it is an extra software dependency.
> So, what's wrong with depending on software? And do you actually need to
> remove dependencies so badly, that you'd use that as a real reason (in
> combination with other real reasons) for switching to a different language?
> Well, I think anyone who'd care enough about extra dependencies can just
> delete any files they don't want, that's all.
>> Also, these days, I am more interesting in creating stable distributable
>> software, not one-time artist hacks.
> Are you saying that programs made using puredata are unstable and not
> distributable? That would be a quite bold claim.
>> Pd is nice for prototypes, but I would wrap it in a software that i
>> distribute.
> What does that mean? I have no idea.

Um... okay I was just wondering about his reasons, no reason to take offense.

I think wanting to make stand-alone software is a perfectly good
reason, I was just curious about the issue of slowness.

I'm beginning to remember why I stopped posting to the Pd lists...


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