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

elthariel elthariel at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 12:57:10 UTC 2007

2007/9/6, Stefano D'Angelo <zanga.mail at gmail.com>:
> 2007/9/6, elthariel <elthariel at gmail.com>:
> > IMHO, i think a freshmeat-style site for linux audio plugins is just
> what we
> > need. it must say if the plugin work correctly from a technical point of
> > view. It may allows user to add tags on a plugins (like 'electro'
> > 'distortion' 'classical') and allows other user to rate the pertinence
> of
> > the tag.
> Hi all,
> what about setting up an Internet service to find, download and
> install plugins directly from audio applications?
> Maybe a library can be developed to do this, containing all the needed
> stuff to properly interface with the packaging system of each
> distro/OS (or in case there aren't any, download the source and tell
> the user to compile it) and maybe also downloading the packages
> directly from the repository of the given distro (or the official
> source tarballs).
> What do you think about it? Is it feasible?
> Just my 2 cents.
> Stefano

still IMHO, i think this is quite a good idea, the two service must refer to
the same data. It's a little bit in the way of ""libfreesound""
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