[gmpi] Re: Reqs 3.9. Time - opening arguments.1

  • From: "Jeff McClintock" <jeffmcc@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 08:49:11 +1300

> Yes, a critical question is how offline processing is handled within a
> graph. ie Can a plug request to simply grab the host's audio selection
> for offline processing, without going through the rest of the graph?
> For special purpose plugs like I'm proposing, it might be that the user
> simply has to insure (or the plug itself checks) that it is in a graph by
> itself, to avoid the possible complications?

It's not just this example, I think most offline plugins need to be run
solo.  If you have several, you apply each to the entire song, one at a time
(multiple passes).
  Offline plugins may have 'random' access to the audio, 'lookahead', change
the tempo map etc.  You can't stream from one offline plugin to another (in

Best Regards,

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