Subject: MAX Digest - 27 Mar 1998 to 28 Mar 1998
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 1998 00:00:25 -0500
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There are 4 messages totalling 99 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. OIL
  2. MAX/QuickTime question
  3. 14-bit vs. 7-bit pitchbend
  4. grab-like behavior


Date:    Sat, 28 Mar 1998 19:48:24 +0000
Subject: OIL


BUYO-BUYO-IGOR have dedicated a web-page to TXT2SOMETHING &
TXT will become OIL=Open Interpretable Language...
SOMETHING2SOMETHING will be something very simple to make possible.

And now I'm waiting for someone to create TXT2MIDI things.
ME?..I can't..would someone help me do so?

Any info that can have something to do with this sort of thing will be

SaRiGaMa's Oil Vending Orchestra
Japanese HomePage=
International HomePage=
Jammin' on Mar29,May24
Also on Jun28
Birth of "World Wide Deb" Jam (=non SaRiGaMa) on Apr26


Date:    Sat, 28 Mar 1998 05:21:31 -0600
From:    =cw4t7abs 
Subject: MAX/QuickTime question

>Date:    Fri, 27 Mar 1998 12:40:41 -0600
>From:    Maurice Methot 
>Subject: MAX/QuickTime question
>Does anyone know of a way to superimpose one QuickTime screen over another
        , and control the blend or opacity of the top level screen in real


>in MAX
>in MAX?



Date:    Sat, 28 Mar 1998 10:43:58 -0800
From:    Christopher Dobrian 
Subject: 14-bit vs. 7-bit pitchbend

igor@DB3.SO-NET.OR.JP wrote:

>I'm still using QT2.5 as the sound module for my MAX3.0.
>I love microtuning things so use a bunch of xbendout oriented things in
>my patch....but now wondering...if my QT is handling 14bit-bend-date
> ear is not good enough to test this...ah..
>So sad if it's only handling it as the 7bit thing and ignoring the rest.

OK. I'll bite. If you can't hear the difference, why do you care?

(Simplistic question masquerading as a smart aleck remark masquerading as



Date:    Sat, 28 Mar 1998 10:44:02 -0800
From:    Christopher Dobrian 
Subject: Re: grab-like behavior wrote:

>The object...would set the contents of the buffer~ according to
>the formula in the expr object.

I don't know if this will suit your needs, but check out the peek~ object.
(Combined with Uzi and expr, it can set the contents of a buffer fairly



End of MAX Digest - 27 Mar 1998 to 28 Mar 1998