[Consortium] Re: [Swami-devel] Re: [Linuxsampler-devel] Re:
linuxsampler and oneshotsampler
josh at resonance.org
Fri Mar 18 18:21:05 EST 2005
On Fri, 2005-03-18 at 21:59 +0100, Bluefuture wrote:
> Probably there is only need the hard disk space for uploading samples, the better choice
> for distributing free giga collection could be done done trough bittorrent files on the site.
> Probably oneshotsample could collaborate with this archive of Josh Green (swami developer)?
Here is a link to a preview of the instrument database I am working on:
Its not quite yet ready, but it will give you an idea of whats in store.
It should work with GigaSampler at this point, but I haven't thoroughly
tested it yet.
I was thinking that bittorrent would probably not be ideal for an
instrument database. This is because generally its a lot of downloads
spread over a wide selection of files. bittorrent seems more useful for
the case when there is a new release of a large file that gets hammered,
but as the file becomes less popular the number of sources diminishes
drastically as users close their clients. I was thinking of using the
edonkey network for this reason in addition to WWW/FTP mirrors (rsynced
Resonance Instrument Database features (some still in the works):
- ed2k links for the edonkey network
- All files compressed with CRAM (Compress hybRid Audio Media)
- rating/comment system
- instrument/sample information imported directly from patch files
- preview instruments using ogg streaming and a form for sending MIDI
notes (GStreamer media server using FluidSynth or other soft synth)
Not sure what kind of collaboration would make sense, but I'm open to
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