[linux-audio-user] Collaboration

Larry Troxler lt at westnet.com
Thu Mar 13 21:34:01 EST 2003

On Thursday 13 March 2003 19:36, Levi Burton wrote:
> On Thursday 13 March 2003 06:23 pm, Levi Burton wrote:
> > Greetings,
> >
> > I was just curious if anyone on the list has attempted to collaborate
> > musicly? By "collaborate" I mean sharing of things such as "tracks" of
> > audio (I would assume this is the prefered method, unless MIDI is
> > utilized and everyone has the same hardware - doubtfull).
> >
> > I would think this sort of thing would be easy.  Simply decide on a
> > musical theme (mood, BPM, etc etc), and have at it.
> Well, it would be easy until bandwidth and resources are considered.  44.1
> audio would be consume massive resources as far as storage and transfers
> are concerned.  Perhaps a bad idea.  Maybe not, though, if audio data can
> be organized in chunks and looped.  Another possibility is utilizing Sound
> Fonts and MIDI - this would reduce the need for large audio files (you
> would only need a large Sound Font).
> Just "thinking out loud" =)

Now I see. I was wondering what the fuss was about. I think by collaborate, 
you mean "collaborate through the internet". There is an alternative method 
where people are physically in the same location, you know :-)


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