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

  • From: thockin@xxxxxxxxxx
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 14:42:07 -0800

On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 02:12:49PM -0800, Chris Grigg wrote:
> >If all plugs use the VPID model, then any plug can work either way, 
> >which seems like good general-purpose design.  However if you also 
> >want the results to sound right, then you might indeed want the 
> >selected patch's preferred way to be able to  back-propagate all the 
> >way to the controller.  Don't know how, exactly One way around this 
> >is for the plug to decide it'll use the key number in the note-on as 
> >its VPID and ignore the transmitted VPID.  Nothing can prevent a 
> >given plug author from doing it this way anyway.  However then the 
> >ability to have two notes on the same key at the same time is 
> >lost... maybe that's OK?
> 
> To clarify/correct myself: Actually, using the key number as VPID 
> doesn't (of course) produce 1-voice-per-string behavior , for that 
> you need something like MIDI channels where you have 1 voice per 
> channel and the controller sends on a separate channel for each 
> string.

Heh, we overlapped in mid-air again. :)

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