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

  • From: Tim Hockin <thockin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 20:41:11 -0800

On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 01:55:17PM +1300, Jeff McClintock wrote:
> > I think it's bad.  I think it would show a lack of vision to allow that.
> I
> > sometimes use my host as an effects rack and play stuff live through it.
> I
> > expect beat-synced effects to work.  If I speed up the tempo, I STILL
> expect
> > them to work.
> 
> Well, In VST you can query the host tempo, even when the transport is
> stopped.  Tempo synced effects (like echos etc), dosn't need the song
> position (only the tempo).
> 
> So I think musical clocking can go away when you press stop.

Provided you want to manage delays as real time, that is fine.  It's kinda
fugly if the tempo changes after you've converted to real time.

Out of curiosity, how does a beat-synced delay currently handle the changing
of tempo?  Doesn't it potentially need to reallocate memory if the tempo
changes?


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