[openbeos-midi] Re: activity/status?

  • From: "Martijn Sipkema" <msipkema@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos-midi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2002 10:51:27 +0100

> I would rather look at it as an example of the not really as free as they
would have you believe
> GPL biting us. :-)

Well, the GPL is about freedom for the user also. And many library
choose to use LGPL.

> Where to begin? I would look at the BeBook. That and the MIDI spec.
> I would start by ignoring serial ports/USB all together and writing a MIDI
> for files. A second development track could use the existing (Be's) parser
and load and
> play instrument files.

Parsing a MIDI file is simple and better left to the application. The midi2
kit does not
provide any MIDI file parsing. A seperate MIDI file parsing library could
be added later.


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