[LAD] State of Plugin API's
dave at drobilla.net
Sat Oct 31 17:40:12 UTC 2009
On Sat, 2009-10-31 at 17:35 +0100, fons at kokkinizita.net wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 12:08:54PM -0400, David Robillard wrote:
> > ... This is exactly
> > like blaming the shared library mechanism for the fact that there's no
> > open source shared library to do realtime granular resynthesis, or
> > whatever.
> It's very different. If I want to write a library to do
> realtime granular synthesis I don't have to extend the
> shared library mechanism first, or write a new dynamic
You don't need to extend the extension mechanism first (I don't even
know what this means...) or write a new host either.
Shared library, you get a thing by filename, it has code in it.
Extension, you get a thing by URI, it has code in it.
It is not "very different" at all.
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