[L2Ork-dev] Getting ready for GSoC coding to begin
aggraef at gmail.com
Wed May 27 15:34:35 EDT 2020
Would it be difficult to retain the old behavior with -legacy? That's how
we usually deal with compatibility issues like this, don't we?
Also, I don't think that this warrants a major release bump. We didn't do
that either, e.g., with the bendin fix, which IMHO is a similar case.
On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 8:27 PM Jonathan Wilkes <jon.w.wilkes at gmail.com>
> On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 1:41 PM Ivica Bukvic <ico at vt.edu> wrote:
> > Thank you, Jonathan. I'm curious as to the reason for removing bang from
> the selected object? I imagine this may break a number of older patches. Is
> this something that maintains parity with the vanilla?
> It was because the change introduced an ambiguity where argument
> "bang" could match
> both a "bang" message and "symbol bang" message. Since [route] already
> handles bang
> unambiguously and since the feature was never documented it seemed
> safe to remove it.
> I could make a branch of code in the select class to support that
> feature and couple it with a
> certain compatibility level. But that would require the user to a)
> know ahead of time which
> version number will unlock that branch and b) manually send a message
> to Pd to turn
> on that particular compatibility level.
> I started an issue related to the problems with the compatibility method:
> > Best,
> > Ico
> > --
> > Ivica Ico Bukvic, D.M.A.
> > Director, Creativity + Innovation
> > Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology
> > Virginia Tech
> > Creative Technologies in Music
> > School of Performing Arts – 0141
> > Blacksburg, VA 24061
> > (540) 231-6139
> > ico at vt.edu
> > www.icat.vt.edu
> > www.performingarts.vt.edu
> > l2ork.icat.vt.edu
> > ico.bukvic.net
> > On Wed, May 27, 2020, 12:52 Jonathan Wilkes <jon.w.wilkes at gmail.com>
> >> Hi all,
> >> We're gearing up for the official coding period to begin for Purr Data
> >> GSoC. Exciting!
> >> A few orders of business:
> >> 1. I've got a 3.0.0 version coming up. Since it removes "bang" method
> >> from [select] (thanks Zack) I incremented the major version to signify
> >> a breaking change.
> >> 2. I'd like to update the nw.js toolkit to the most recent version for
> >> the next version 3.0.1. Is anyone willing to help test and report
> >> bugs? Unfortunately we have no regression test for the front-end so it
> >> will probably require some time and effort to do this right.
> >> -Jonathan
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Dr. Albert Gr"af
Computer Music Research Group, JGU Mainz, Germany
Email: aggraef at gmail.com, web: https://agraef.github.io/
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