[linux-audio-user] Should I Bother Learning Csound?

Immanuel Litzroth immanuell at enfocus.be
Tue Feb 10 11:31:40 EST 2004


Dave Phillips <dlphilp at bright.net> writes:

> Kjetil Svalastog Matheussen wrote:

>>Hmm, I would rather reccomend common lisp/scheme or python than
>>c/c++ and java for music purposes. C are fine for making hardware drivers,
>>c++ can be fine if you need OO to C, and java is horrible in all possible
>>ways. My opinion. :)
>>
> Note that I'm not recommending them for music purposes (that's what
> the sound & music languages are for anyway) and that I purposely
> omitted the scripting languages.
>
> And yes, I would agree re: Lisp. In fact, on an extreme day I might
> say "Forget all the rest and just go learn Lisp"...  ;)
>
The problem with lisp and other modern languages are the issues with garbage
collection which might arise in real time use.
Immanuel
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