[linux-audio-dev] anyone interested to develop a new apps ?

Dave Robillard drobilla at connect.carleton.ca
Tue Oct 26 20:52:26 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-25-10 at 08:53 +0200, Mario Lang wrote:
> Dave Robillard <drobilla at connect.carleton.ca> writes:
> > On Mon, 2004-25-10 at 00:55 +0200, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> >> I'm actually looking for an alternative edit environment for SC, so I
> >> can bypass Emacs. I tried Emacs two or three times in the recent past
> >> just for SC, but then I found, that in Emacs the Backspace or Delete
> >> key (the C-h one) still didn't work as expected and I said to myself:
> >> "No, after all these years I'm *not* letting Emacs force me to
> >> customize the Backspace key in some .emacs file on my own. This is
> >> just not my job, it's the job of Mr. and Mrs. Emacs. I refuse to do
> >> this." 
> >
> > I've always thought a modular synth where the modules were blocks of SC
> > code you could double click and edit would be an incredibly good idea...
> You people are really strange :-).  Why would I want to spoil
> the experience of having the power of a programming language by <gulp>
> touching a rat?!  As long as you can click on it, its good... hehe

Because really complex graphs of 'modules' would be easily changable and
immediately obvious to the eye.

The way 40 modules are connected together is not immediately apparent no
matter how good of a coder you may be.  And, I might add, no "power" is
lost whatsoever.  It's the best of both worlds.



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