[microsound] cycling74 and Max/MSP -discussion
st.scholl at live.de
Sat Feb 28 09:50:10 EST 2009
do you know something about the old max/msp mailing list – the mcgill-mailing-list from the 9os?
> Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 15:40:01 -0600
> From: gtaylor at rtqe.net
> To: microsound at or8.net
> Subject: Re: [microsound] cycling74 and Max/MSP -discussion
> As Matt and Bruce have both mentioned, there's plenty of
> forum stuff at the company website in addition to Trond
> Lossius' more traditional values mailing list. Both may be
> of use to you.
> One of the things I've enjoyed about this list is that it has
> tended to focus more on a different set of issues than tools,
> although one's choice of tools will often involve a greater
> collection of issues and allegiances than mere efficiency.
> If you have any specific questions that involve the use of
> the tools themselves, Mr. O. Mr. T. would be good persons
> to cultivate as friends, as I happen to know they're extremely
> talented and knowledgeable. I tend to stay well away from
> this particular subject because a. I have a more direct stake in
> the discussions due to my relationship with the company, and
> b. because I like having a place to go and read that isn't just
> about the tools. That said, I'd be willing to try to answer any
> questions you may have (offline is best, I think).
> One of the more interesting features of being associated with
> a tool like Max [as is certainly the case with Pd, Audiomulch
> and - to a somewhat lesser extent - Csound] is that it's
> in wide use across various genre boundaries. While I continue
> to puzzle at the eruptions of the narcissism of minor difference
> in those various communities, it's an interesting time to be
> making choices about the kinds of software one chooses for
> one's work. I just spent a few pleasant days at the Spark Festival
> in Minneapolis, and was reminded again that it's a great time to
> be doing and listening.
> So, doesn't anyone want to resurrect those great old-timey
> discussions of "the sound of Supercollider?" :-)
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