[LAD] How to develop guis for LV2?
dave at drobilla.net
Thu Nov 12 14:58:13 UTC 2009
On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 22:39 -0800, David Aguilar wrote:
> On Nov 11, 2009, at 7:42 AM, David Robillard <dave at drobilla.net> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 00:18 -0500, Simon Burton wrote:
> >> On Thu, 05 Nov 2009 20:32:47 -0500
> >> David Robillard <dave at drobilla.net> wrote:
> >>> We need a good message/RPC system, basically, for quite a few
> >>> things.
> >>> Something like OSC but a bit more flexible (or just OSC itself is an
> >>> option as well).
> >> dbus ?
> > No, I just mean a message format for sending to plugins / UIs / etc,
> > not
> > a system level thing.
> > Think OSC, or messages in pd/Max,
> json is great.
never thought of using it, but using json is a good idea if (it ends up
fitting with whatever abstract data model we need, anyway). Syntax(es)
should be independent of the actual spec though, IMO.
> If you need binary rpc then take a look at bert. They
> could be good mediums for simple language-neutral data exchange.
this is interesting, I hadn't seen this before. many of the lengths are
only two bytes though, which is a bit of a severe limitation
I'll think about how this can all mesh together...
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