[LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?

hermann meyer brummer- at web.de
Wed Jul 2 03:37:57 UTC 2014

Am 01.07.2014 19:07, schrieb Gordon JC Pearce:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 09:52:42AM +0000, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 08:09:22AM +0100, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 07:33:31AM +0200, hermann meyer wrote:
>>>> Regarding FaustLive, do you know that we (guitarix project) working
>>>> on a analog circuit simulation toolkit, which will generate faust
>>>> code from gSchem ( http://www.geda-project.org/ ) schematics?
>>>> Imagine a electronic circuit designer could create a plug schematic
>>>> and "hear" direct what a change from 1k resistor to 2k resistor will
>>>> sounds like, if such a toolkit be integrated in FaustLive.
>>>> Faust rocks!<B0>!
>>> Okay, so you get to hear what your simulation sounds like.  It won't
>>> sound even remotely like real hardware.  Circuit simulation only
>>> tells you how your circuit behaves in a simulator - it does not in
>>> any way resemble real-life results.
>> Unless you run a full SPICE model, including all the imperfections
>> of all components - non-linearities,  parasitic capacitance and
>> inductance, memory and thermal effects, etc. etc. And then
>> 1. it isn't easy anymore,
>> 2. it very probably won't run in real time.
> ... and even then, it still does not behave anything like a real-world circuit.
> All circuit simulation is more-or-less worthlessly inaccurate.
Here is the thesis which our work based on:


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