[linux-audio-dev] sampler instrument definition standard needed

Jens Gulden mail at jensgulden.de
Mon Nov 27 11:42:21 UTC 2006


> open standard existing already ...?
> We started discussion on that list a while ago,
> http://resonance.org:8000/openinstruments/show/HomePage (Didn't take off)

The mailing-list archive http://resonance.org/pipermail/open-instruments/ says there have been no 
posts to the list yet. This is not completely true, on 2005-09-20 I wrote to 
open-instruments at resonance.org:

> I have written down some ideas on modeling 'Time', 'Positions' and 'Parts' of audio waveforms in XML:
> http://swiki.hfbk-hamburg.de:8888/MusicTechnology/786
> (...)
> The approach tries to capture the notions of time, positions and parts
> as 'musically' as possible. For example, 'Time' can be handled either as
> clock-seconds, as beats, as sample-frames, or relative to the length
> of a 'Part'. 'Positions' can be declared relative to other 'Positions',
> 'Parts' may be nested inside other 'Parts', etc.
> Includes a prototype implementation for SuperCollider3 with BBCut 1.3, using a SuperCollider
> library for XML (http://swiki.hfbk-hamburg.de:8888/MusicTechnology/747).

Maybe this is still interesting to somebody...


Leonard "paniq" Ritter schrieb:
> On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 18:41 +0100, Christian Schoenebeck wrote:
>>Hey, don't throw such words at me! A committee usually involves exclusion of 
>>people (and is often a playground for people with profile neurosis). That 
>>mailing list was public though and without any pseudo "official" attitude.
> i usually prefer designs where someone takes the benevolent dictator
> position, pulls out a whack prototype and shapes it by community
> comments on it. ;)

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