[linux-audio-user] Wired audio/midi app...

Janina Sajka janina at rednote.net
Mon Dec 6 16:38:53 EST 2004

Well, I can't resist this question--even though it's not directed at me:

Brad Fuller writes:
> Russell Hanaghan wrote:
> >The GUI is nice and if it really will "do it all" at least in terms of 
> >working as a sequencer, it may solve my live sequencing dilemna and 
> >free me of Cakewalk and Windblows.
> Are you using Sonar? What does your Cakewalk have that RG does not? What 
> are you missing?
My Answer: An interface that is usable "eyes-free."

Yes, Sonar/Cakewalk does that, and RG and Ardour do not--though there
was an attempt made (probably misguided) to build an ncurses interface
to Ardour.

Wired gets this--probably unanticipated--by virtue of using TTK+.
Perhaps Ardour may move to GTK+ some day, but I have little hope for RG
as I'm given to understand it is a heavy user of custom widgets.

Just trying to be a gentle nag to remind developers that ATK choices

				Janina Sajka, Chair
				Accessibility Workgroup
				Free Standards Group (FSG)

janina at freestandards.org	Phone: +1 202.494.7040

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