[LAD] Realtime MIDI programming?

Albert Graef Dr.Graef at t-online.de
Thu Oct 8 15:43:22 UTC 2009

Paul Davis wrote:
> but keep in mind that, just as with audio, JACK is "encouraging" "RT
> design" in which you do the work associated with a particular audible
> time as close to that time as possible. of course, this doesn't apply
> to playback of MIDI from disk, but if you're doing algorithmic
> composition, the long term goal is to encourage people to write the
> same that they do with audio synthesis: JACK says "its time to
> generate data for the next block" and the app does it right there and
> then. obviously, some mileage may vary :)

Yes, I understand. But I'll have to find out whether it's feasible in my
case (Jack module for Pure). Guess I'll take a look at other language
bindings and see how they do it; if it works with py-jack, then Pure
should certainly be able to do that, too.


Dr. Albert Gr"af
Dept. of Music-Informatics, University of Mainz, Germany
Email:  Dr.Graef at t-online.de, ag at muwiinfa.geschichte.uni-mainz.de
WWW:    http://www.musikinformatik.uni-mainz.de/ag

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