[linux-audio-dev] [ANN] dssi-vst 0.3

Florian Schmidt mista.tapas at gmx.net
Sat Nov 6 12:12:50 UTC 2004

On Sat, 06 Nov 2004 12:25:45 +0100
Jens M Andreasen <jens.andreasen at chello.se> wrote:

> Why are the events time-stamped? Can the host send me events that will
> happen in the future (past?), or can I rely on that all events belong to
> the current time-frame. That is to say that the time information is
> there for those who need sample accurate rendering? (ie: events that are
> not derived from a midi-controller)

Even if the events come from a midi device you want to avoid jitter. Imagine
a periodsize of 48000 frames. You don't want your midi events all take
effect at period boundaries, but at the appropriate time inside the period.

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