[linux-audio-user] Virtual Mixing Desk

Russell Hanaghan hanaghan at starband.net
Sun Jul 18 01:22:03 EDT 2004

On Sat, 2004-07-17 at 14:40, Stanley Jaddoe wrote:
> On Saturday 17 July 2004 19:10, Russell Hanaghan wrote:
> > IMHO, there is nothing more appropriate for these tasks than the Ardour
> > mixer interface. As I state usually in this line of useage, it is a
> > massive underuse of Ardour and all of it's other capabilities but I use
> > it's mixer interface live for gigs and it is all of the things you want
> > plus a LOT more when you have the need.
> IMHO, a harddisk recorder and mixing desk are two seperate functions. I really 
> hope Mr. Davis agrees and will split the mixing part from the harddisk 
> recording part.
> The mixing part of Ardour could then be developed as a seperate 'full fledged' 
> JACK mixing desk. Of course, this seperate mixer can be reused by the 
> harddisk recording part of Ardour.

Kind of pointless IMO. If you don't record....it's NOT a hard disk
recorder. And the mixer HAS all the functionality of a conventional
mixing console. I don't think Ardour takes up much more in the way of
resources if your not recording to HD. 

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