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

  • From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 11:27:31 +0000

On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 10:36:53AM -0000, Daniel Webb wrote:
> FPU performance in PocketPC's are currently nowhere near fast enough for DSP
> so Griff uses a 24bit integer sample format. When FP Performance improves
> Griff may move to a FP sample format. gmpi, done right, would enable this.
> Griff would ask the plugins for FP output, and if this was declined ask for
> 24bit integer output and do the conversion to FP internally.

In that case I dont see the need to support integer i/o, Obvously 32bit
float is neccesary, and arguably 64bit float, but who really still writes
code in integer format?

- Steve 

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