[LAD] portmidi and alsa

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki eric at zhevny.com
Wed Nov 28 09:09:28 UTC 2007

On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 02:40:29PM +0100, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
> Dave Phillips wrote:
> > Clemens Ladisch wrote:
> > >Portmidi designed is based on Windows' MME API which doesn't allow
> > >applications to create ports visible to other applications.
> > 
> > Ah, that's good to know. Is that true for PortAudio also ?
> Yes (but in the case of audio, the native APIs of all OSs have this
> dichotomy between devices and applications).

Which is why we have jack for applications to create ports visible to
other applications?

-Eric Rz.

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