Hi Hans

Thanks for your support so far.

On Wed, 2010-08-25 at 11:52 -0400, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:

> A couple minor details on your ITP bug report:
> 
> - in the description, I've been using "Pd" then using "Pure Data" in  
> the long description so both are findable via search. Since its  
> written text, I think we can use the more common written forms of "Pd"  
> and "Pure Data" rather than the package name of "puredata"

Yeah, makes sense. 

> - also, I've been using the word "objects" instead of "externals"  
> since I think its clearer to more people, especially Pd newbies.

I'm not so sure about that. Personally, I find "objects" confusing for
describing shared library files, since it seems to be more often used to
describe instantiations of object classes, at least on Pd mailing list
and on #dataflow. I still think that "external" fits very well for
external libraries (which is what they are). Also with naming I am more
concerned about consistency than with newbie friendliness (hoping that
the former will be the base of the latter).

OTOH, pd-zexy which is included for a long while now also talks about
"objects". So I happily adopt your suggestion, since it somehow seems
already established. (OTOH, pd-motex talks about "externals" again)

hm......

Roman

> On Aug 25, 2010, at 7:30 AM, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> 
> > Hi all
> >
> > Following IOhannes m zmoelnig and Hans-Christoph Steiner (both
> > subscribed to this list and both now members of the pkg-mutlimedia  
> > team)
> > I would like to join the forces to bring some Pure Data related  
> > packages
> > into Debian and to help with the maintenance of those. I hope to do  
> > this
> > in favour of both the Debian community and the Pd community.
> >
> > I've been involved in the Pd community for a few years and use the
> > software and its externals on a regular basis. I don't have written
> > externals myself, since I am no C developer, but I contributed code in
> > form of so called abstractions (modules written in the Pd language).
> >
> > I closely followed the process of finalizing the pd-motex package to
> > make it Debian ready and now that it was finally uploaded, I'd like to
> > try it myself with the package pd-wiimote.
> >
> > I posted a ITA bug report: Bug#593411
> > I am currently hosting it at:
> > http://github.com/reduzent/pd-wiimote
> >
> > Many thanks for addressing this request in advance.
> >
> > Roman
> >
> >
> >
> >
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