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

  • From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 16:02:14 +0000

On Fri, Feb 21, 2003 at 03:56:20 -0000, Andy wrote:
> > -- are we interested in possible networked plugins? or is the general
> > feeling that by the time GMPI is adopted, CPUs will be so fast that this
> > is irrelevant ((it's already close... Steinberg's System Link does not
> > seem to have had all that wide an adoption, implying it's not an important
> > requirement for most people NOW, and will decline in importance with time
...
> I think it would be a mistake to say however that the importance of
> networked plugins will vanish, it may well decline in the near future but I
> suspect it will be lurking there ready to bite in the future.

But its not actually neccesary to do anything particular in GMPI to allow
network connections, just dont preclude it. The hosts and higher level
protocols will be able to deal with it.

- Steve

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