[LAD] Linux-audio-dev Digest, Vol 49, Issue 6

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri Mar 4 21:21:35 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 4:18 PM, Sean Bolton <musound at jps.net> wrote:
> On Mar 4, 2011, at 12:44 PM, Jeff McClintock wrote:
>>> From: Sean Bolton <musound at jps.net>
>>> if the GUI is in another process, its really absurdly hard for the
>>> host to add its own controls to the window. not impossible, but a
>>> level of hard that doesn't actually buy the user (or developer)
>>> anything. this means that the kinds of generic "every plugin" controls
>>> like "bypass" or "preset" that ardour adds to LADSPA and AU windows
>>> would vanish. not a huge cost, but a real one.
> Careful, Jeff -- it was Paul who wrote that, not me.

i should also note that i was ignoring both XEmbed and the "use this
window ID" approach that X window allows, mostly because it doesn't
exist for Cocoa.

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