[LAD] "enhanced event port" LV2 extension proposal

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Nov 29 02:10:13 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 00:38 +0000, Dan Mills wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 19:07 -0500, Dave Robillard wrote:
> > 
> > Same with LV2 ports; works perfectly for port types.  Problem is,
> > sticking a URI in each /event/ is far too bloated/slow.
> > 
> I am coming horribly late to this discussion, so I might be being thick,
> but what happens if each event contains a pointer to a C style string
> being the URI... Bloated and slow right?
> Now here is the trick, we convert that to a unique identifier at run
> time by registering each unique event URI as a string in some data
> structure (Map, linked list of parameters, whatever), then at event
> creation time we set the pointer to point to our single common instance
> of the URI. 

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