promoting DSSI, was re: [linux-audio-dev] impulse convolution LADSPA plugin

Florin Andrei florin at
Fri Nov 26 19:02:43 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-11-26 at 09:03 -0500, Dave Phillips wrote:

> If I may chime in here... I urge all Linux audio developers to read the 
> DSSI spec, it's well-written and directly addresses some of LADSPA's 
> shortcomings. After working with VSTi plugins for a while I've begun to 
> see the need for something similar in a native Linux architecture, and I 
> think DSSI is an excellent way for us to get that. If you don't already 
> know about it, you can learn more about DSSI here:

I second that. I love LADSPA and i appreciate its contribution to Linux
audio in general, and i'm still using it, but DSSI is better pretty much
any way you look at it.

Hopefully the authors of LADSPA plugins will start porting their
software to DSSI.

Florin Andrei

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