[gmpi] Re: a bit on MIDI (was ramped events)

  • From: Tim Hockin <thockin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2004 11:02:27 -0800

On Sun, Jan 25, 2004 at 10:55:34AM +0000, Steve Harris wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2004 at 03:15:09 -0800, Tim Hockin wrote:
> > > boundary.  Limiting the use of MIDI messages in GMPI to just the 
> > > standardized meanings would kind of suck IMHO.  MIDI was never meant 
> > > to be limited in that way.
> > 
> > Oh, no, no such limit needs to exist.  That would be bad bad bad.
> Disagree, MIDI is complex and we probably dont want to ecapsulate every
> variation on it (eg. all the forms of SYSEX), so just let people blash out
> known-typed blobs that will be sent out at the edge of the graph as midi
> bytes and used as blobs internally.

SysEx, yeah.  I meant just unnamed CC numbers should still work.

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