[chuck-users] simple distortion/clipping

Kassen signal.automatique at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 09:57:41 EST 2007

On 15/12/2007, Stephen Sinclair <radarsat1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for that reference!  Tons of good ideas there..
> I never even thought of checking the online forum since I much prefer
> the mailing list and always forget there is another place where people
> discuss chuck.. :)

I suppose I should respond to that since I should probably get some of the
blame (and possible credit) for the situation.

It turns out that there are people who prefer a forum and others prefer a
list while yet others (like me) think both are nice in different ways.
Somehow it looks like the forum appears more accessible to people who are
just starting out or are considering to jump in. The forum -so far- also
seems more conductive to colaborations, while the list tends to be more
in-depth on a technological level especially once the bugs hit the fan. I
believe there is (was?) also a ICQ channel as well but personally I don't
like chat all that much, still that channel spawned the "one line game" so
that's already quite worthwhile. Oh, and we have a WiKi too which is turning
out to be quite good for centralised bug-fix and feature requests.

I think this is a good situation, much like it's good to have plain ChucK
and two Audicles (and ~chuck and.....?) but the price is indeed that there
may be confusion from time to time. Perhaps in the future there will be some
sort of communication method that combines all of the above system's strong
points as well as a public shared VM capable of streaming for online
jam-sessions but until then I think that so far the price is worth the

I'll be the last to tell anyone who doesn't like fora to subscribe to one
but I would like to point out that generally it's considered rude to send
larger attachments to lists while the forum gives all members a "allowance"
for file uploads so if you'd like to share larger files it may be a good

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