[LAU] pidim: midi filters collection

Benoît Rouits brouits at free.fr
Thu Aug 26 16:54:34 UTC 2010

Le jeudi 26 août 2010 à 13:02 +0200, Philipp Überbacher a écrit :
> Excerpts from Benoît Rouits's message of 2010-08-26 11:54:05 +0200:
> > Making a bit of advetising, I think some of you may 
> > like Pidim, a recent project i am workgin on.
> > It is a collection of MIDI event filters and 
> > generators based on ALSA and Gtk+ (and it's GPLv2).
> > Thanks for testing, and happy music!
> > -- Benoît
> Hi,
> looks like handy tools :)
> One feature request that comes to my mind immediately: jack midi
Right, this may appear in the future.

> I have one filter idea, but I'm not sure it's even possible.
> My e-piano is a bit stupid in the sense that it provides only three
> velocity curves. Would it be possible to 'fake' more velocity curves
> using a midi filter?
I think, yes.

> Another filter idea might be configurable randomization of all events.
> Like, randomize volume +/- 3.
Yes, definitely, this will probably be the next module i'll write.

> One thing to note that you might be duplicating things already
> available, for example in midish (http://caoua.org/midish/). I don't
> think midish has a GUI though.
Thanks for this info, I'll look to its filters.

> Now to the bug section:
> I noticed that it apparently doesn't use DATAROOTDIR for DOCDIR.
> It installs to /usr/doc/pidim/README by default and even when I configure with
> --datarootdir=/usr/share or --docdir=/usr/share/doc/pidim.

> The file README contains apparently old information.

> The source files don't contain license information. The COPYING file you
> ship is GPL3.
Fixed (GPLv2)

> Please tell me when the docdir thing is fixed, I'll install and try it
> then.
All done in revision 7. Thank you very much for your report!

- Benoît

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