[linux-audio-dev] OSC-Question

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Mar 15 23:36:02 UTC 2005

On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 11:22:50PM +0100, martin rumori wrote:
> hi arnold,
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 09:12:19PM +0100, Arnold Krille wrote:
> > I had a look into Steve Harris' liblo and libOSC++. The later seems more 
> > appealing to me since I am a C++-Guy.
> two years ago, i added the network classes (Inet*) to libOSC++, fixed
> some bugs, cleaned up a bit...  the library was used in different
> projects (http://listen.gmd.de, http://www.grenzenlosefreiheit.de,
> plus the wiretap thing of the original libOSC++ developers) and
> appeared to be stable.
> BUT: as far as i know, there is not much development ongoing at the
> moment, and i ever planned some redesign for the whole library (i
> don't consider using a std::string as container for an osc message as
> a nice example for object oriented design...), but unfortunetaly there
> wasn't enough time...

There was some months ago, as thats where liblo's pattern matching code
came from.
> just some background information concerning libOSC++.  be sure to pick
> the "fraunhofer" branch if using it.  there is a download page at
> http://libosc.rumori.de
> but i guess that liblo might be the better choice, it's in vivid
> development and used by much more projects than libOSC++, plus the
> clean and rock solid design with the steve harris (R) guarantee...

*cough* well the design may be ok in places, but the codebase is not
exactly bug-free :)

- Steve

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