[LAD] Re: linuxaudio hosting - [LAU] drum soundfont

Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Thu May 17 19:34:21 UTC 2007


Robin Gareus wrote:
> [ re-arranged to avoid top-posting ]
> James wrote:
>> On 5/16/07, Robin Gareus <robin at gareus.org> wrote:
>>> we won't beat ccmixter etc in inventing rating schemas or compete
>>> with the freesound project..
>> linux-specific patches, banks, etc, aren't focused on with ccmixter.
>> at least that's an area that could be well suited to linuxaudio.org
> what about http://sounds.resonance.org/  - can we mirror/extend it?
> There are various sf2 and .gig resources all over the web, alas most of
> 'em with a dubious license.
> given the recent number of "soundfont" posts to LAU, i concur that
> linuxaudio.org should devote some resources on the subject.
That would be great. Josh (the guy behind http://sounds.resonance.org/) idea is
to make this a good collection of sound-fonts. He's hunting down the people and
ask them to properly licence the files so that they actually can be used :) I
guess thats also where people can help.


> I've started a page on our tentative wiki:
> http://apps.linuxaudio.org/wiki/soundfonts to collect resources and
> gather ideas; feel free to continue discussion on the mailing lists:
> convergence of free & open sound-font collections is overdue and we can
> use any hand available ;) - even so more when ardour MIDI track newbies
> will start to ask for soundfonts in the near future.
> robin
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