[gmpi] Re: 3.9 Time Formats

  • From: Tim Hockin <thockin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 10:52:33 -0800

On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 09:01:33PM -0500, Michael Stauffer wrote:
> BTW, querying the host's tempo map would be useful for 'look ahead'
> capabilities for delay plugs, et al, as long as the map is being used for
> tempo during performance, since it won't change. If the host is setup for
> external sync (clocks, ReWire, or GMPI plug-in) then it wouldn't be any
> use.

What I don't get is this:  Given that there is a significant chance that any
lookahead will be *wrong*, why do it at all?  Why do people keep insisting on
it?  I mean, I'm not AGAINST it, if it can be justified.  But if it is
unreliable AT BEST, what's the point?

Tim Hockin
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