[linux-audio-dev] Basic MIDI question

Ari Kauppi kauppi at papupata.org
Wed Jul 26 13:18:58 UTC 2006

On Wed, 26 Jul 2006, Chris Cannam wrote:

> On Wednesday 26 Jul 2006 13:06, Alfons Adriaensen wrote:
>> I don't have a midi spec at hand here. Do you mean running status
>> is shared by all channels and not per channel ? This would make
>> it less than trivial to combine or split midi streams.
> The channel is part of the status byte.

Yep. Channel message means MIDI events with status byte 0x80 - 0xEF. For 
status bytes 0xF0 - 0xFF running status should not be used and the 
internal running status buffer should be cleared.


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