[LAD] How to develop guis for LV2?

Loki Davison loki.davison at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 01:26:40 UTC 2009

> I suppose it could.  Though why is far beyond me... what's your point?
>> Such an extension would effectively embed a completely new
>> plugin standard into LV2, leaving only the plugin discovery
>> and packaging mechanism.
> ... and?
>> Supporting it would be no more complex than supporting e.g.
>> both dynparams and port groups, so there's no technical
>> rationale for refusing such an extension. There could be an
>> ideological one of course. But if that is enough to refuse an
>> extension, then ideological attacks on LV2 are legitimate as
>> well.
> I don't know where you're getting this "accept" and "refuse" nonsense,
> as if there's some LV2 cabal that has to approve everything you do.
> This is pretty much completely contrary to the entire point.  You want
> to attack LV2 by constructing an extension that would be "refused" by
> authority?  What?  The whole point is that this can't happen (though you
> yourself have advocated several times that it SHOULD be monolithic and
> authoritarian so this kind of crap could happen, so I don't know how you
> can possibly try and use this argument now).
> Once again, Fons, you criticize what you clearly do not understand,
> based on arguments that are pretty much entirely based on said ignorance
> (and blatantly in contradiction with others you've made in the past).
> Why?
> -dr
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I'm pretty sure Fons is occasionally a very smart and effective troll ;)

As a gedankenexperiment what are the problems in LV2 that make it
ineffective or even inelegant for implementing something like Jconv
i.e a wrapper on your very lovely zita-convolver? How should these be


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