[LAU] open hw soundcard (was Re: status usb2 for sound)

fons at kokkinizita.net fons at kokkinizita.net
Sat Nov 14 07:39:48 EST 2009

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 10:37:55PM -0800, Ken Restivo wrote:

> I suggested it for control/status data, i.e. to configure
> the sound card, choose sample rates and channel configurations,
> etc. It's used by some Linux softsynths to communicate with
> their GUIs.
> I would not suggest OSC for shuffling ADC data back and forth.
> For that, either NetJack or some lightweight homegrown
> int/longint-based protocol would be better.

OSC is int-based, all items are 32-bit aligned. And you
can include blocks of binary data without any significant
overhead. They take one char in the format string and one
int preceding them for the lenght.



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