[linux-audio-dev] LADSPA and TiMidity++

John Lazzaro lazzaro at CS.Berkeley.EDU
Tue Sep 17 22:53:29 UTC 2002

> david at gardena.net writes:
> you can't ask units about things, 
> unless you have two cables - and that's not really part of the
> standard

Actually, it is. The System-Exclusive Universal ID command
space is general-purpose functionality that, in many cases,
assumes units talking to each other via cable pairs. See:


for details. The simplest example is the Generic Handshaking
instructions, which do flow-control for big Sample Dumps via
a set of commands implementing ACK, NAK, WAIT, EOF, etc.

John Lazzaro -- Research Specialist -- CS Division -- EECS -- UC Berkeley
lazzaro [at] cs [dot] berkeley [dot] edu     www.cs.berkeley.edu/~lazzaro

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