[LAD] boxyseq update (but still not end user usable)

James Morris jwm.art.net at gmail.com
Tue Sep 28 22:07:13 UTC 2010

On 28 September 2010 15:36, Johannes Kroll <jkroll at lavabit.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 11:40:22 +0100
> James Morris <jwm.art.net at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> BoxySeq is still very far away from suitable for end users, but I've
>> decided to post an update here to let people know that I'm still
>> working on it :-)
>> "The classification of what BoxySeq is, resides somewhere between
>> sequencer and arpeggiator. The core concept of BoxySeq is to use a
>> window-manager-like window-placement-algorithm to generate pitch and
>> velocity data as it sequences events in real time (via the JACK Audio
>> Connection Kit’s MIDI API)."
> Looks interesting!
> I'd like to try it, but apparently it uses JACK midi, which is not very
> common, and I don't have any software using JACK midi. It would be
> really nice if it would support ALSA midi, as that's what most software
> synthesizers use.

ALSA MIDI support is unlikely to become available in BoxySeq. It's not
something I'm currently considering, especially while the core
feature-set is still to be implemented. I won't rule it out, but at
this moment, no.


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