[LAD] midi beat clock

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sat Feb 20 18:19:52 UTC 2010

On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 11:03 AM, Ralf Mardorf
<ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> If Linux apps would use JACK transport the coders only would have to
> take care to handle this. Just having on app doing sync among JACK and
> eternal MIDI would reduce the risk of trouble. Btw. MTC should be part
> of such an app too ... I didn't read the whole thread, perhaps this was
> mentioned before.

this isn't true.

one of the most deliberate and conspicuous design decisions of the
JACK transport API is that there is no support for varispeed.

sync requires knowing two things: where we are, and how fast we are
going. JACK transport has only 2 answers the the second question
(stopped, rolling). this isn't adequate to fully capture the notion of

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