[gmpi] Re: Requirements

  • From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 16:15:38 +0000

On Tue, Feb 11, 2003 at 05:13:03 +0100, Urs Heckmann wrote:
> > For example, if you have a tempo extracting plugin (beatmatcher) you 
> > would
> > like to be able to connect its "BPM" output to (say) a delay plugin's 
> > "BPM"
> > input and have them sync. This becomes a non-trivial problem if you
> > enforce globally normalised ranges.
> >
> Uhm, one plug interprets [0-1] as 40-240 bpm, the other as 20-180 bpm?!?
> Having them "clear value" would do the job, not having them 
> normalized...
> (Or did I get your argument wrong?)

I think so. I'm arguing in favour of unnormalised, "natural" ranges.

So, plugin one would output 120.0, and the plugin two would read it in and
convert to it to a delay time.

- Steve

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