[gmpi] Re: Topic 1: Audience for and users of plugins

  • From: "Silver Blade" <silverblade_uk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2003 18:39:56 -0000

> >>>
> The third category (end users) would probably not be too important to
GMPI,
> since it's the jobs of the host and plugins to provide the end user with a
> way of actually "getting things done." GMPI should therefore be
transparent
> to the end-user.
> <<<
>
> I think end users are ultimately very important to GMPI.  Consider gaming
> consoles.  People who play games want them to sound great.  Great sounds
> come from a great sound design team, using state of the art sound design
> tools.  These tools will no doubt be plug-in enabled editors.  The sounds
> that the sound designer hears at "authoring time" should (ideally) be the
> same as that heard at "play time."

Well my point was that users don't need to be concerned with GMPI. Its use
should be transparent to them, but like you say, GMPI should regard users as
important. At the end of the day, end users want the products they buy to do
the job, and do it well.

-SB

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