[linux-audio-dev] Re: Language fanboys [was Re: light C++ set for WAV]

Dave Robillard drobilla at connect.carleton.ca
Fri Jul 21 21:29:13 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-21 at 12:32 -0700, Thomas Vecchione wrote:
> > If your thinking of using a UDPish protocol, please use OSC.
> Was definitely considering it.  I suppose my question there might be, 
> while I don't have intentions for it currently, I don't want to rule out 
> the possibility of the FE running on a separate machine, and I would be 
> worried about packet loss with UDP over a network or possibly wireless 
> connection (Not looking for wireless for show conditions, more for say 
> in a theater show when I might be setting cue levels by running a FE on 
> my PDA).  But yes OSC is definitely looking like a good possibility.  Of 
> course I haven't looked to see if there is an OSC lib for my PDA much 
> less most PDAs;)

OSC can go over TCP to avoid the packet loss issue (and messed up
ordering which can be extremely annoying as well).  liblo's TCP support
needs some work though.


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