[gmpi] Re: Parameters / controls / GMPI event system - refreshment

  • From: thockin@xxxxxxxxxx
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 08:16:26 -0800

On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 09:12:54PM +1300, Jeff McClintock wrote:
> >It's just as easy to use a new VVID for each voice.  If you're a piano,
> >you can floorf() the pitch.  If it is the same as an existing 
> > RealVoice, kill that RealVoice.
> 
> So now that one plugin don't support you requirement...
> 
> "I want to be able to play C4 8 times at the same timestamp, and control
> the per-voice parameters of each instance independantly."

I should have said - "...if the synth supports that".

> I still agree with David..
> 
> > Differentiating between reusing the voice/VVID
> > and grabbing a new one allows explicitly telling the synth what you
> > intend, without the synth making guesses based on pitch or whatever.

And David agrees with me.  I just don't think it is the HOST that should
be deciding voice-reuse.  I suppose the plugin could suggest a preferred
scheme, but yuck...



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