A common plugin repository (WAS:Re: [LAD] ladspa qa?)

Steve Harris steve at plugin.org.uk
Thu Sep 6 08:54:47 UTC 2007

On 6 Sep 2007, at 09:49, Georg Holzmann wrote:
> yep. maybe the gstreamer way is a possible solutions, or something  
> similar. they have three categories: good, bad and ugly (which are  
> also different packages):
> -------8<--------
> gst-plugins-good: a set of good-quality plug-ins under our  
> preferred license, LGPL
> gst-plugins-ugly: a set of good-quality plug-ins that might pose  
> distribution problems
> gst-plugins-bad: a set of plug-ins that need more quality
> --------8<--------
> (http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/modules/)
> So I think a common SVN/CVS repository for LADSPA plugins would be  
> nice, if all authors would agree on that and would manage their  
> code within that.

1) er, no
2) what would that help?

LV2 has been designed to make it possible to have cross platform,  
binary plugin downloads, but in LADSPA you're really dependent on the  
platforms package mechanism, be it DMGs, RPMs or DEBs.

- Steve

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