[LAD] State of Plugin API's

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sun Nov 1 14:10:51 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 7:53 AM, Stefano D'Angelo <zanga.mail at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry, I didn't really get what you were meaning then.
> In this case it's surely possible, but would it really be much more
> "readable" to use a number than to state the name of such extensions
> or, even better, define sets of extensions as "levels"?
> I mean, 10 extensions means numbers from 0 to 1023, and you have to
> know binary arithmetics to make sense of which extensions are
> supported... not very marketing friendly. Better to define "level 1",
> "level 2", etc. IMO.

i meant to use a name. LV2-E<N> would simply mean LV2 core + {some
defined set of extensions}. plugin and host authors could then talk
about using "LV2-E<N>".
the E<N> part merely designates a particular set of extensions, which
might be 2 extensions, or 100.

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