[LAU] ZynAddSubFX Usability Survey

Will Godfrey willgodfrey at musically.me.uk
Fri Apr 29 17:59:36 UTC 2016

On Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:37:35 -0700 (PDT)
Len Ovens <len at ovenwerks.net> wrote:

> On Fri, 29 Apr 2016, Will Godfrey wrote:
> > On Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:37:25 -0400
> > Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
> >  
> >> From Apple's "Optimizing Audio Unit User Experience in Logic Studio"
> >>
> >> "For even better user interface integration, custom Audio Unit Views should
> >> refrain from using overlay windows and from opening sheets or auxiliary
> >> windows other than for file browsing. All user interface elements should be
> >> presented inside the root Audio Unit View by laying out its content
> >> dynamically and resizing as necessary. The host window listens to size
> >> change notifications and will adapt automatically."  
> >
> > I don't use any Apple, nor any Microsoft kit, so don't feel obliged to adhere
> > to their diktats. Indeed I *specifically* want to get away from other people
> > telling me what I should do; how I should 'experience' the computer.  
> Ok.
> > Since the days of the Acorn Archimedes, everything I use has had independent
> > windows that can be placed where *I* want them, and instantly rolled up to just
> > the title bar. From what I've observed I can work much faster than people using
> > single panel programs with any degree of complexity. In particular, with most  
> From reading this, I would suggest you missed the point of the above 
> comment. There is a very big difference between standalone applications 
> and plugins. The point above was addressed only to plugin use and nothing 
> else.

Yes, I missed that. I had in mind the overall context of the thread. Apologies
for the noise!

Will J Godfrey
Say you have a poem and I have a tune.
Exchange them and we can both have a poem, a tune, and a song.

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