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

Tim Blechmann tim at klingt.org
Thu Sep 6 09:35:11 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 11:27 +0200, N. Gey wrote:
> Georg Holzmann schrieb:
> > 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/)
> SVN is one (good) thing, but pre-packaging is very bad. Who will decide 
> whats good and whats not? There is no indipendent way for all styles of 
> music. Whats good for electro is bad for classical and so on.  So 
> prefiltering is not the right way. Reviewing afterwards regarding to 
> cases of use is a more fair system.

well, there are some points, that can be used to judge the quality of
plugins. if a filter is unstable, it is neither good for electro nor for
classical, as you don't hear anything from NANs. 


tim at klingt.org    ICQ: 96771783

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