[linux-audio-dev] LADSPA proposal ...

Mike Rawes mike_rawes at yahoo.co.uk
Sat May 15 05:04:24 EDT 2004


On Fri, 14 May 2004 20:15:39 +0100
Steve Harris <S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:

> On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 05:08:53 +0100, Mike Rawes wrote:
> > Minor nitpick regarding what is carried over as metadata from 1.x:
> > Can we get rid of the label? - I never did see the use for it. The
> > ID is sufficient for identifying plugins, and the name (as metadata)
> > for presenting in a UI.
> 
> Actually I'd like to get rid if the UID (its useless for generated
> plugins and has a significant adminstrative overhead) and just roll it
> into the label with a URI scheme.
> 
> that way everyone can administer thier own unique ID scheme.

Fair enough. My gripe about the label is that it can be used as an
identifier (together with the filename), which can break things. So long
as there's only one identifier in 2.x I'm happy!

- 
Myk



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