promoting DSSI, was re: [linux-audio-dev] impulse convolution LADSPA plugin
Jens M Andreasen
jens.andreasen at chello.se
Thu May 12 02:51:23 UTC 2005
I got a pissed off with the latest changes of defaults in libpthread of
my favorite distro.
Pouring it all down in jack would mean that everything breaks or nothing
breaks, ie: Detectable!
On Thu, 2005-05-12 at 04:29 +0200, Jens M Andreasen wrote:
> Wouldn't it be natural to have midi (triggers,u-nameit) to come along
> with the call from jack? One more argument in the call wouldn't break
> anything in legacy-applications.
> My rationale being that the midi-aware application would like to know
> the latest news of the world (and adjust), before doing its
> calculations, right? And getting it from jack (running RT) would
> guarantee that this really is the latest and truest description of the
> midi-world, no?
> Mmmm .. Have we been here before?
> On Fri, 2004-11-26 at 09:03 -0500, Dave Phillips wrote:
> > Stefan Turner wrote:
> > >I will definitely look into using DSSI, looks like it
> > >could be good once as supported as LADSPA is (I'd
> > >never even heard of it before your post, although
> > >that's probably just me). Is it intended as an
> > >eventual LADSPA replacement? I never really saw the
> > >need to divide plugins into 'instruments' and
> > >'effects', and it seems like DSSI can do both.
> > >
> > >
> > If I may chime in here... I urge all Linux audio developers to read the
> > DSSI spec, it's well-written and directly addresses some of LADSPA's
> > shortcomings. After working with VSTi plugins for a while I've begun to
> > see the need for something similar in a native Linux architecture, and I
> > think DSSI is an excellent way for us to get that. If you don't already
> > know about it, you can learn more about DSSI here:
> > http://dssi.sourceforge.net/
> > Again, if you're a developer, check it out. Some good minds are behind
> > its design, and Linux audio software truly needs DSSI (or something like).
> > Best,
> > dp
c // Jens M Andreasen
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