[linux-audio-dev] LADSPA: proposition for polyphonic use of
S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Nov 17 10:36:06 EST 2003
On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 04:26:23 +0100, Alfons Adriaensen wrote:
> This is exactly what AMS is doing in polyphonic mode. Most internal modules
> (PCM out is the obvious exception) are created as many times as there are
> voices, but still look like a single module to the user. Plugins can be
> created 'monophonic' (e.g. a reverb) or 'polyphonic' (e.g. a VCF). In the
> latter case all voices receive the same control parameters from the GUI.
> At the border between a mono and a poly module, signals are duplicated or
> mixed as you describe. Nothing special has to be done by the user.
> Where does this 'break the module metaphor' ?
Well if it requires changes to the plugin code then it is breaking the
metaphor somewhere - the AMS engine should be able to habdle the
duplication without requireing support from plugins.
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