[linux-audio-dev] OSC-Question - Addition

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Mar 15 23:42:38 UTC 2005

On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 11:01:58PM +0100, Arnold Krille wrote:
> One more question: If I interpret the headers (of liblo) right, OSC is only 
> for passing messages, not for getting feedback? At least not getting feedback 
> without the "server" sending an own message back?
> So if I want to split my mixer in a non-gui server and a gui and want the gui 
> to represent the actual server-state, the server has to send messages to the 
> gui-client?

Yes, thats right. OSC is fully asynchronus.

> Which has the positive side effect of the gui beeing updated if the 
> server-state is changed from another client. (Just imagine two clients on 
> different PC's controlling one mixer on a third PC. ;-) )

Right, this is a good thing, and most OSC linux apps seem to be allowing

- Steve

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