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

  • From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 15:19:24 +0000

On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 02:26:13 +0100, David Olofson wrote:
> > I dont think they will
> > be generally useful enough to support in the API myself. I think
> > they will end up being host and platform specific.
> 
> I don't think so. I'm doing something like this in the 
> soon-to-be-released Audiality 0.1.1, and the only special case is 
> this "driver runs client through callback" thing that's required for 
> SDL audio output. (SDL does it that way since it's the only way to do 
> audio on some of the platforms it supports.) There is nothing truly 
> platform specific about it at all.

Right, but there host (Audiality) and platform (SDL) specific, so not
proof thats its worthwhile or viable.

I'd be happy to leave it as a 'maybe' for now, unlike audio, music and
audio+music processors, which I think everyone wants.

- Steve

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