[LAD] How to develop guis for LV2?

Emanuel Rumpf xbran at web.de
Sun Nov 8 13:23:06 UTC 2009

2009/11/8 Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>:
> On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 7:50 AM, Emanuel Rumpf <xbran at web.de> wrote:
>> 2009/11/8 Jeff McClintock <jef at synthedit.com>:
>> FLOSS poeple - let's rather ignore GMPI as long as we can.
> I don't recall you being involved in the GMPI process. I was, and so
> was Jeff (and others include Steve Harris).
> The final outcome of the organized attempt to define and implement
> GMPI was not terribly satisfactory, but that was partly because the
> people who put the most time into the process (including Jeff) were
> unhappy about MMA's attempt to control the rest of the process.
> Imagining that GMPI was some kind of corporate shill attempt at a
> plugin standard is completely wrong. It was designed by FLOSS-friendly
> developers, with the intent on their part that it would remain that
> way. The fact that the MMA wasn't willing to play ball with that idea
> was what helped kill it - we had actually reached a final
> specification. the MMA does not own that spec.
> Jeff has continued to refine it via experience .. that doesn't
> necessarily mean that its a viable plugin API at this point, but you
> could at least be a bit more informed about its history before
> denouncing as non-FLOSS-ish ...
That's right. I've not been informed of this history.
Thank you for the information.


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