[linux-audio-dev] Libs for reading/writing midis
mlang at delysid.org
Fri Aug 5 09:52:44 UTC 2005
Lee Revell <rlrevell at joe-job.com> writes:
> On Thu, 2005-08-04 at 16:56 +0000, Will Woodruff wrote:
>> It seems like every single linux midi app has it's own code for
>> reading/writing midi files. What's up with that? Are there no quality
> It seems like every single Windows audio app has to support like 6
> different audio backends plus Rewire/Rewire2. What's up with that, is
> there no single standard for interapplication audio routing like JACK?
Lee, you are being exceptionally helpful today...
Reminds me of a saying of a friend of mine: "Why be helpful if I am not?"
Reusability of code is a quite valid point, and I thought the OP's
question was quite interesting.
We shouldn't define ourselves in terms of what windows does. Frankly, I don't
care anymore, its now 8 years since I switched to Linux completely.
libmidifile would be cute, is any of the existing codebases flexible
enough so that it could be massaged into a nice lib?
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