[linux-audio-dev] OSC, mDNS and LASH: a good combo?

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Mar 1 14:30:48 UTC 2005

On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 11:26:23 +0100, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Dave Robillard hat gesagt: // Dave Robillard wrote:
> > The nice thing about this system (thanks largely to Steve) is that it
> > will also work with non-liblo clients, and so could become an OSC
> > 'standard' if it catches on.  At the very least it will promote OSC to
> > the same level of modularity that MIDI and Jack have, as far as linux
> > audio systems are concerned.  Plus, since everything is network
> > transparent, programs run on other machines on the network will
> > automatically register their (er) "ports", so could magically appear in
> > other machine's patch bays - very cool.
> I wonder how to handle broadcast OSC messages in that context? They
> are an important possibility in OSC when playing together with lots of
> machine: One is sending to and everyone receives
> data there. 

I played with that in liblo, its not very hard, but it may break as few
client assumtions, so you have to be aware of it in OSC receivers.

- Steve

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