[linux-audio-user] 3-D Audio: To Plug-In or Not to Plug-In?

Joern Nettingsmeier nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de
Thu Jan 8 05:11:52 EST 2004

hi !

i have taken the liberty to forward this posting to the linux audio 
developers list, together with an archive link to the original thread.
i'd like to suggest to continue the technical part of the discussion there.

davidrclark at earthlink.net wrote:
> On the 3-D audio (Interest in Software?) thread, I had promised to mail
> out something on a plug-in.  It got a little too long, so rather than 
> clog up everyone's mailbox, I went ahead and put it in:
> http://home.earthlink.net/~davidrclark/linux_audio_users/Plug-in.html
> If this isn't proper nettiquette for this user's mailing list, someone
> please do let me know.  It would be easier just to email my ramblings.

well, it conserves bandwidth and leaves people the choice, so it must be 

> ---------------------
> Bottom line is: I'm not sure if it makes sense as a plug-in or not.
> I think I may provide the impulse response function generator and my
> own convolution engine, then let one of the plug-in gurus see what they
> can do, if they want to.  If nothing happens, it'll be a command-line
> thingy until I get motivated to GUI it all up.

as i said before, wrap your command line thingy up in ladspa and the gui 
issue at least for the convolver will be taken care of :)
that does not include the response function generator of course, but i 
think people who can and want to deal with such arcane tools are in a 
CLI frame of mind anyway ;)

> No schedule, but I'd be happy to provide a crude tarball to anyone who
> wants to try and deal with it at any time.  I PROMISE it won't be easy
> without some instruction.  Please email me privately also so that I'm
> sure to see it.
> Thanks,
> Dave.

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