[linux-audio-dev] Re: MIDI

Jens M Andreasen jens.andreasen at chello.se
Sun Nov 12 11:16:37 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-11-11 at 21:41 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:

> But I like that idea, a lot.  Maybe some enterprising LAD people could get 
> together and spec something like a midi interface running over firewire, 
> complete with the repeaters so it can be daisy-chained just like midi can 
> be, and hopefully release it into the PD as a new midi-2 interface 
> standard.  And design it such that it never, ever gets into the snails 
> trail of the 31,250 baud interface it uses today.

MIDI over IEEE-1394 (aka firewire) exists and is spec'ed by the MMA
midi-consortium as an official standard. Unlike other publications from
the MMA, this is a free download:



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