[LAD] MIDI controller question

Tim Goetze tim at quitte.de
Mon Dec 10 14:38:26 UTC 2012

[Paul Davis]
>On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 7:44 AM, Tim Goetze <tim at quitte.de> wrote:
>> To know what the manufacturers intended, I guess you'd have to ask
>> them, or purchase the official MIDI spec from midi.org (print copies
>> only!), hope it answers the question and hope that the manufacturer of
>> your synth read and implemented the same spec.
>it doesn't.. i have a copy. what it does do is to specify a broken design
>in which only a timeout can determine if both the LSB and MSB are going to
>be received, or just one of them.

What a lovely solution, combining awkward implementation and
additional latency!  Makes me (once more) suspect they make that spec
hard to get because they're ashamed of it. 

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