Subject: MAX Digest - 24 May 1998 to 25 May 1998
Date: Tue, 26 May 1998 00:00:37 -0400
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There are 6 messages totalling 235 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. sfplay~ and loops / error -49
  2. sound disappearance
  3. MAX Digest - 23 May 1998 to 24 May 1998
  4. MAX Digest - 28 Oct 1997 to 29 Oct 1997
  5. Studio 4 ROM
  6. cycle, bucket, floats (was Max Digest)

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Date:    Sun, 24 May 1998 22:35:47 -0700
From:    David Zicarelli 
Subject: Re: sfplay~ and loops / error -49

Thierry Fournier  writes:

>I attempted to send a
>"seek (beg loop point) (end loop point)" message to a sfplay object
>loaded with the same file.
>The result is just an ugly white noise sound...

This is a bug in sfplay~ that will be fixed in the next MSP update to
appear in the next couple of weeks.

>What could be the origin of frequent "error -49" when loading a file in
>a buffer~ object ? In the same conditions, sometimes it works, sometimes
>not...

Error -49 is telling you that the file is already open, possibly by
an sfplay~ object?

This too is something I've fixed and will be releasing shortly.
sfplay~, buffer~, and some other objects will soon open files read-only.
This means you will be able to have several sfplay~ objects reading
from the same audio file, or play an audio file that is already
open (read-only) in another application such as Peak. Lots of fun.

David Z.

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Date:    Mon, 25 May 1998 17:15:44 +1000
From:    Stephen Pohan 
Subject: sound disappearance

Hi there,

I'm new at this and i'm not sure what's going on but here's the
question.
When i play a quicktime movie using the movie object, all works well
until a few minutes into the movie then the audio disappears. The movie
continues playing but with no audio. The quicktime movie has Media100
compression on it and is being played out the Media100 card.

Thank you.
--
Stephen Pohan
White Man Can't Reggae - if you don't believe, see www.wmcr.com
stephen@wmcr.com

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Date:    Mon, 25 May 1998 10:30:53 +0200
From:    Georg Hajdu 
Subject: Re: MAX Digest - 23 May 1998 to 24 May 1998

=46ESTIVAL WITH CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FROM THE NETHERLANDS

A festival with contemporary music from the Netherlands will take place in
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Louis Andriessen,
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Anne La Berge,
Theo Loevendie,
Misha Mengelberg,
Peter Schat und
Theo Verbey

The composers' works will be presented in "lecture-concerts" (given by the
composers themselves), lectures (by renowned musicologists) and evening
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The events will take place at the
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and the
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statt.

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Louis Andriessen,
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Guus Janssen,
Hanna Kulenty,
Anne La Berge,
Theo Loevendie,
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Peter Schat und
Theo Verbey

Das Festival pr=E4sentiert das Schaffen
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D-48151 Muenster

e-mail: hajdu@uni-muenster.de
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Date:    Mon, 25 May 1998 14:28:08 +0100
From:    Pedro Rebelo 
Subject: Re: MAX Digest - 28 Oct 1997 to 29 Oct 1997

I wonder if anyone can help:
Is there a version of "cycle" or "Bucket" that accepts floats?
Alternatively... what's the easiest way to send floating data from "coll"
into seperate outputs?
Thanks in advance for your help.
Pedro

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Scotland UK

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Date:    Mon, 25 May 1998 12:15:33 -0500
From:    "Richard Paske (Richard Paske)" 
Subject: Studio 4 ROM

James Livingston wrote:
>The most current version of the Studio 4 ROM is 022393.  It is a user
>installable upgrade and is available to all registered Studio 4 owners for
>no charge.

What does it fix and how can one order one?

My only bad experience with a Studio 4 was while setting up for a
lecture/demonstration a few years ago.  OMS couldn't find the Studio 4 no
matter which Mac II or S4 ports I used - all combinations failed.  I tried
a few different cables as well to no avail.   About 30 seconds before I was
to begin my lecture, I gave it one more try - VOILA! - it worked!  Talk
about sweating it out.

Richard Paske

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Date:    Mon, 25 May 1998 17:14:19 -0400
From:    Stephen Kay 
Subject: cycle, bucket, floats (was Max Digest)

>I wonder if anyone can help:
>Is there a version of "cycle" or "Bucket" that accepts floats?

I don't believe so.  But you can always take a float, multiply it
by say 10,000 and turn it into an int; do what you want to it, then
divide by 10,000 and turn it back into a float.  You might lose a
little precision and it's extra processing, but in some situations
it may work for you.

>Alternatively... what's the easiest way to send floating data from "coll=
"
>into seperate outputs?

Use an unpack with float arguments; i.e. "unpack 1.0 1.0 1.0" for a
3 element list of floats.  For mixed lists and long lists, you may
find the object "unpackX" in my MegaMAX Collection to be more
convenient and easy to use.

Stephen Kay

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