[gmpi] Re: Reqs 3.9. Time - opening arguments

  • From: Tim Hockin <thockin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2004 16:07:23 -0800

On Sun, Feb 01, 2004 at 06:57:14PM -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
> >For a system without smoothing and ramping, it sends a lot of events on
> >every tick.  More ticks == more events == more CPU.  Not saying it's RIGHT
> >just that it hurts, here. :)
> 
> ok, so we can conclude that GMPI should not define ticks-per-beat,
> but we should be able to query it. yes?

yes - according to the reqs (I think) it says it is host defined
ticks_per_beat.

> and no, its not right. events should be sent either on process block
> boundaries or per-sample or per-wall-clock-time. anyone who write a
> sequencer that interpolates by "sending 1 event per N ticks" needs to
> be ... well, you figure it out.

<shrug> it works :)

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