[linux-audio-user] VirMIDI output ports don't work

Lars Luthman larsl at users.sourceforge.net
Thu May 19 11:43:04 EDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 11:18 -0400, Lee Revell wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 14:58 +0200, Sebastian Gutsfeld wrote:
> > I recently discovered that the output/readable ports of VirMIDI don't
> > send any MIDI messages but the input/writable ports of VirMIDI still
> > work.
> An readable port is an "input port" and a writable port is an "output
> port".  After all, you plug your guitar into the jack on the amp labeled
> "input" and the speaker into the jack labeled "output".
> Would anyone ever make a guitar amp that worked the other way round,
> then try to explain to the user that from the perspective of inside the
> amp, the guitar jack is "output" and the speaker jack "input"?  Did not
> think so.

So you're saying that if I have, say, a JACK amplifier program with two
ports, one writable port where the sound goes in and one readable port
where the sound comes out, I should call the port where the sound goes
in "output" and the port where it comes out "input"?

Lars Luthman
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