[linux-audio-dev] Re: [OSC_dev] [PATCH] liblo & pattern matching callback

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sun Mar 27 23:32:14 UTC 2005

On Sun, Mar 27, 2005 at 09:39:31AM -0800, Matt Wright wrote:
> When we wrote that part of the OSC Spec, we were thinking 
> of the case in which an OSC Method doesn't need to know 
> the address through which it was invoked, i.e., "usual" 
> cases like setting a parameter.  That's why the spec 
> doesn't mention sending either the expanded or unexpanded 
> OSC address to a handler --- sorry about that.
> Why not simply always send both?  That seems more general 
> and easier to understand than a special case, at least for 
> me.

Well, that would require changing the API, which is a Bad Thing, and there
is a user_data parameter than can encode that kind of contextual
information when its needed. Also, the method callback functions are too
complicated allready :)

- Steve

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