[LAD] "enhanced event port" LV2 extension proposal

Lars Luthman lars.luthman at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 20:00:53 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 19:43 +0000, Krzysztof Foltman wrote:
> Lars Luthman wrote:
> And by the way - seems that the char array/union part creates more 
> controversies than necessary. So we may get back to Dave's idea of 
> payload being a zero-length array (no minimum length), and to 8 bytes of 
> alignment instead of 16. If LV2_EVENT_HEADER is defined this way:
> {
>   uint32_t timestamp; // still wondering if fractional addresses should 
> be a part of generic even transport spec, by the way
>   uint16_t event_type;
>   uint16_t size; // of payload, with space occupied rounded up to nearest 8
> };

Sure, that's fine by me. It has the added benefit that you can have 0
byte events where only the event type carries any meaning (though that
may not be much of a benefit).

> Then we may define (as another extension, perhaps) a MIDI event like this:

Another extension, yes. =)

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