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Re: [COLD] How easy is it to animate things in ColdX

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Wed Nov 27 17:11:05 1996 )

Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 13:57:36 -0800
To: Kor <qor@io.com>, coldstuff@cold.org
From: Jeff Kesselman <jeffk@ten.net>

At 02:32 PM 11/27/96 -0600, Kor wrote:
>On Wed, 27 Nov 1996, Brandon Gillespie wrote:
> would
>there be any expedient to modifying the model such that objects only listen
>to it when it is important that they do so-- according to the same rules
>that they would bother to run their own heartbeat.  the only way I can
>think to do it off the top of my head is to have a list of listening
>objects, who perhaps even listen only at various intervals.

Thsi is kind of how my itmer works. it keeps a sorted list of obejcts
according to the next tick on which they need to be called, and on each
tick reads down the list til the first one that does NOT need to be called...