[CM] MCL 5 with CLM / openmcl plotters?

Rick Taube taube@uiuc.edu
Mon, 13 Oct 2003 13:50:28 -0500

If you just need to display points and not listen to or edit them, then 
perhaps gnuplot would be the way to go. Someone posted some code on the 
list that blasted out plots of midi data from cm. Im sorry I cant 
remember who did this, but hopefully they can repost!

On Monday, Oct 13, 2003, at 13:39 America/Chicago, Bret Battey wrote:

>>  I may take this a the queue [sic] to try to get MCL 5 OSX CLM 
>> running.
> Oops, I see that was an optimistic slip, since MCL 5 hasn't been 
> integrated with CLM.
> Given the price of MCL 5 and the availability of openmcl, I can 
> readily imagine that not many others are pursuing this. The only 
> reason I would wish to pursue it is that my last two-years' 
> development work is heavily invested in using CLM connected to Rick 
> Taube's "plotter" routines, which require Mac/MCL.
> Of course, another option would be to find a general purpose plotter 
> routine (allowing layering of plots and naming of points) that I could 
> launch from openmcl on Mac OSX. **Any suggestions?**  I don't need to 
> be able to edit data as Rick's plotter supports -- I just need to be 
> able to display it.
> Strangely, it appears that MCL 5 doesn't have a "run-program" command 
> to run shell commands -- so one has to be imported to even begin 
> tackling the CLM problem. Fortunately I did find such a routine.
> When running MCL 5, the feature-set still includes an "MCL" feature, 
> which is the feature CLM uses to trigger most OS9 mania for shared 
> libraries, MPW, etc., so unfortunately one would have to track down 
> all of the stuff coded for Mac OS 9 MCL based on the "MCL" feature and 
> trap and redirect. =P
> I started, but haven't got it to work yet. **Has anyone else already 
> done some serious work on this?** (I naively was hoping to set aside 
> the technical battle for a while and start reaping some composerly 
> fruit from my last two-years' efforts ;-)
> -=Bret
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