Subject: MAX Digest - 27 Sep 1998 to 28 Sep 1998 (#1998-15)
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 1998 00:00:01 -0400
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Topics of the day:

  1. 
  2. Num object to chr. & Variable base (3)
  3. ICC Tokio
  4. video sampler
  5. MAX Digest - 26 Sep 1998 to 27 Sep 1998 (#1998-14)
  6. fiddle for MSP?
  7.  POSE
  8. navigation

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Date:    Mon, 28 Sep 1998 01:04:07 -0500
From:    =cw4t7abs 
Subject: 

>>factoid
>>microsoft has their software packaged in PRISONS in washington state.
>>
>>i thought we ended slavery.
>>
>wow

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Date:    Mon, 28 Sep 1998 12:59:01 +0200
From:    Roland Cahen & Ruth Sefton-Green 
Subject: Num object to chr. & Variable base

Chers amis,

a) I'm looking how to convert a binary num box value
into a corresponding list of 1 & 0

b) I which as well to be able to use numboxes
where it could be possible to chose the basis.
At the moment only binary (2) and decimal (10)
are available. Is there another way ?

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Date:    Mon, 28 Sep 1998 13:51:48 +0200
From:    Andreas Weixler 
Subject: ICC Tokio

Does anyone know the web adress of the new ICC in Tokio ?
Please mail to andreas.weixler@samt.ac.at
Thanks !
Andreas

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Date:    Mon, 28 Sep 1998 11:29:33 -0500
From:    Jeff Mann 
Subject: Re: video sampler

> From:    "David Z. Saltz" 
>
> I've come to rely on X<>Pose to display full screen video and PICTs with
Max.
> It works very well. The drawbacks I find are (1) X<>Pose doesn't support
> hardware compression, which means I've had to use cinepak (resulting in an
> appreciable drop in image quality), and (2) X<>Pose doesn't allow random
> access to the video, but always starts at the beginning.

I'm planning a project which will trigger video from Max. Would you mind
giving a brief explanation as to the advantage of using X<>Pose? Why not
just use the QuickTime movie object of Max? It allows random access and
supports hardware compression with the Miromotion 30 and G3 Buz, so I've
heard. What are the drawbacks of the Max object? I may be in a position
to create an updated version of it in a few months, so please give your
suggestions.

Thanks... 
Subject: Re: MAX Digest - 26 Sep 1998 to 27 Sep 1998 (#1998-14)

Dear Maxers,

I've been playing around with some of the CNMAT night school patches
recently and was very intrigued by the Karplus-Strong patch. Unfortunately,
it wasn't possible to create pitches higher than middle c (due to the fact
that tapin~/tapout~ can't handle delays shorter than 1.5 msec). I replaced
tapin~/tapout~ by the delay~ object (which is suitable for shorter delays)
and noticed that--while delay~ worked fine with simple delays--is wasn't
possible to do feedback. I simply had no output. Even a simple patch with
feedback such as the following didn't work:

max v2;
#N vpatcher 50 40 450 340;
#P message 110 75 32 196617 1000;
#P newex 50 149 39 196617 *~ 0.1;
#P newex 36 122 65 196617 delay~ 5000;
#P toggle 11 176 15 0;
#P newex 36 200 29 196617 dac~;
#P newex 36 74 59 196617 cycle~ 400;
#P connect 0 0 3 0;
#P connect 2 0 1 0;
#P connect 3 0 1 0;
#P connect 3 0 4 0;
#P fasten 4 0 3 0 55 180 105 180 105 105 41 105;
#P connect 5 0 3 1;
#P pop;

I wonder whether I made a conceptual mistake.
Thanks for any input on that.

Georg

P.S. I'd like to take the opportunity to thank David Zicarelli et al. for
the the excitement I had ever since MSP was released.

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 Dr. Georg Hajdu

Hochschule f=FCr Musik Detmold,
Abteilung M=FCnster
Ludgeriplatz 1
D-48151 Muenster

e-mail: hajdu@uni-muenster.de
http://www.uni-muenster.de/Musikhochschule/Dozenten/Hajdu/home.html
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Date:    Mon, 28 Sep 1998 22:37:22 +0100
From:    Roby Steinmetzer 
Subject: Re: Num object to chr. & Variable base

>
>a) I'm looking how to convert a binary num box value
>into a corresponding list of 1 & 0
>

max v2;
#N vpatcher 28 92 403 520;
#P newex 79 115 56 196617 t b i;
#P newex 79 165 56 196617 int;
#P number 79 84 70 9 0 0 0 3;
#P number 156 115 110 9 0 0 2048 3;
#P newex 49 192 27 196617 / 2;
#P newex 79 192 27 196617 % 2;
#P newex 79 286 60 196617 prepend set;
#P newex 79 238 48 196617 group 16;
#P message 79 310 189 196617 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0;
#P newex 79 262 44 196617 reverse;
#P newex 79 140 40 196617 Uzi 16;
#P connect 0 0 9 0;
#P connect 10 0 0 0;
#P connect 10 1 9 1;
#P connect 9 0 6 0;
#P connect 9 0 5 0;
#P fasten 6 0 9 1 54 218 141 218 141 156 130 156;
#P connect 5 0 3 0;
#P connect 4 0 2 0;
#P connect 3 0 1 0;
#P connect 8 0 10 0;
#P connect 1 0 4 0;
#P connect 8 0 7 0;
#P pop;

Roby Steinmetzer
Luxembourg, Europe

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Date:    Tue, 29 Sep 1998 01:35:56 +1000
From:    Matthew Ostrowski 
Subject: Re: Num object to chr. & Variable base

>Chers amis,
>
>a) I'm looking how to convert a binary num box value
>into a corresponding list of 1 & 0
>
>b) I which as well to be able to use numboxes
>where it could be possible to chose the basis.
>At the moment only binary (2) and decimal (10)
>are available. Is there another way ?
>
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a) There was a 68K object called Binary which would take in any number and
send it out through seperate outlets as ones & zeros, sadly not updated for
FAT yet (I used to use it a lot to open sets of gates).

b) you can get numboxes to display in hex as well, if that's any help.  if
all you need is display, you could do something really ugly like the below:

max v2;
#N vpatcher 50 40 450 423;
#P comment 222 314 100 196617 displayed in base8;
#P message 64 312 152 196617 0 1 0 0;
#P number 117 233 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P number 64 233 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P newex 64 209 29 196617 / 8;
#P newex 117 209 31 196617 % 8;
#P newex 64 261 161 196617 pack 0 0 0 0;
#P newex 163 208 31 196617 % 8;
#P newex 214 160 31 196617 % 8;
#P newex 64 288 66 196617 prepend set;
#P newex 64 160 29 196617 / 8;
#P number 64 184 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P number 163 232 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P number 214 232 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P number 64 139 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P newex 64 111 31 196617 / 8;
#P number 64 88 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P comment 111 89 100 196617 decimal number;
#P connect 1 0 2 0;
#P fasten 1 0 9 0 69 107 219 107;
#P fasten 3 0 10 0 69 157 168 157;
#P connect 4 0 11 3;
#P connect 7 0 6 0;
#P connect 2 0 3 0;
#P connect 6 0 13 0;
#P connect 3 0 7 0;
#P fasten 6 0 12 0 69 203 122 203;
#P connect 5 0 11 2;
#P connect 8 0 16 0;
#P connect 9 0 4 0;
#P connect 10 0 5 0;
#P connect 11 0 8 0;
#P connect 15 0 11 1;
#P connect 14 0 11 0;
#P connect 13 0 14 0;
#P connect 12 0 15 0;
#P pop;

Hope this helps.

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Date:    Mon, 28 Sep 1998 19:07:14 -0400
From:    Jeff Mann 
Subject: fiddle for MSP?

Hi - someone posted a while back that he was working on a port of Miller
Puckette's "fiddle" voice-tracking object, for MSP. Can't remember who
it was... any progress?
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Date:    Mon, 28 Sep 1998 22:33:58 -0400
From:    ryohros 
Subject:  POSE

Going back to cinepak sounds like a sad story. Does anybody know if
hardware
compression support it's on the way?

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Date:    Mon, 28 Sep 1998 22:34:00 -0400
From:    ryohros 
Subject: navigation

NAVIGATING WITHOUT A MOUSE:
I can't use patchcords because of too many numberboxes . is there any
transparent
easier solution?

EFFITIENCY CONSERVATION:
Does graphic faders,using send & receive and the overuse of numberboxes
can slow down the overal preformance of the machine?

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