[LAD] Should LV2 Activate() clear MIDI CC parameters?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue May 29 12:23:29 UTC 2012

On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 10:49 PM, David Robillard <d at drobilla.net> wrote:

> On Tue, 2012-05-29 at 01:43 +0200, Albert Graef wrote:
> > On 05/28/2012 07:27 PM, David Robillard wrote:
> > > For live plugins if you're going to stop continually running the
> plugin,
> > > you must deactivate it, so I can see how a complete and total state
> > > reset here might be undesirable.  I'm not sure.  A complete
> > > cleanup/re-initialization is always an option for a total reset, though
> > > of course not real-time whatsoever.
> >
> > I'd say that the standard case here is to *keep* all the MIDI controller
> > settings, not reset them. Just imagine that you're running a reverb
> > which forgets all settings when you briefly deactivate it in order to
> > listen to the dry signal.

there's a misconception right there, i think. you wouldn't deactivate it to
listen to the dry signal. you'd bypass it using some feature of the host.
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