[LAD] New(ish) OSS synth plugin

John Rigg ladev9 at jrigg.co.uk
Wed Sep 26 19:23:41 CEST 2018

On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 02:02:08PM -0400, bill-auger wrote:
> derp, the first time i noticed this post i overlooked the egregious
> error in the title
> one should be mindful to avoid terminology (especially acronyms) that
> have multiple interpretations, especially when those alternate
> interpretations can relate to the same subject area - that really
> should not happen but it does when people give names to new things
> without knowing that term is already widely used for something else
> in this case i am clearly referring to 'OSS' - in the context of
> pro-audio, OSS is the "Open Sound System"; and it has been widely known
> as such for about 20 years, and still in use today - that is how i read
> this post at first - now i realize it was a short-hand for
> "open-source"

I too thought it meant Open Sound System at first.


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