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

  • From: Tim Hockin <thockin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 12:26:40 -0800

On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 08:49:11AM +1300, Jeff McClintock wrote:
> > 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
> general).

So the interesting part that remains is how to build a tempo-map and hand it
back to the host?  Is tempo something special?  Is there a generic solution
for this?

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