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

  • From: Tim Hockin <thockin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 15:53:42 -0800

On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 10:09:43AM +1300, Jeff McClintock wrote:
> >My question is why should the GMPI spec enforce _that_ when plugins
> > can only see/use one transport controler anyway?
> That's a very good point.  There's no compelling reason to enforce only one
> transport controller.
> Why not allow a plugin to simply have a 'Tempo' parameter, and a 'Current
> Bar' parameter etc..I think we called these "well known controls"  i.e. the
> host automatically connects these controls up to it's transport controller.

Jeff, I think you're on to my (well, XAP's + my own internal embelishment)
grand unified theory of GMPI.

Ooh!  We can rename GMPI to GUPI - the Grand Unified Plugin Interface.  GUPI
reads so much better than GMPI :)  (that was OT, and only half serious.  If
we get into a naming discussion again I'll be very embarrased :)

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