Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5

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To: David Robillard <d@...>
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Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 9:52 am

On 18 April 2011 15:50, David Robillard wrote:

Indeed, but at least the typical failure case (when the library name
differs from the expected one) is that the plugin isn't loaded and the
program can report it, rather than that the wrong plugin is loaded
silently as occurs with the numerical ID.

> Perhaps the LADSPA spec /should/ use that (or whatever else) as an

As Stefano pointed out, it does in fact say "plugin types should be
identified by file and label". I admit the text is strange given the
presence of the ID as well.

> file name + label would be a really annoying two-piece identifier

So make a pseudo URI or something out of it.

Anyway, the situation is a bit unsatisfactory either way and I don't
think we disagree on that -- probably not much point in arguing about
the details these days. A proper URI is a better option in any
circumstance.

Chris
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Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, Jeff McClintock, (Sun Apr 10, 9:02 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, Tim Goetze, (Sun Apr 10, 10:21 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, Fons Adriaensen, (Mon Apr 11, 9:58 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, David Robillard, (Mon Apr 11, 8:52 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, Tim Goetze, (Tue Apr 12, 9:59 am)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, David Robillard, (Wed Apr 13, 6:11 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, Tim E. Real, (Wed Apr 13, 9:19 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, Chris Cannam, (Thu Apr 14, 10:59 am)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, David Robillard, (Sun Apr 17, 5:13 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, Chris Cannam, (Sun Apr 17, 6:16 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, David Robillard, (Mon Apr 18, 2:50 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, Chris Cannam, (Tue Apr 26, 9:52 am)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, David Robillard, (Thu Apr 28, 3:40 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, Stefano D'Angelo, (Mon Apr 18, 3:09 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, David Robillard, (Mon Apr 18, 5:30 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, Tim E. Real, (Thu Apr 14, 4:31 pm)
Re: [LAD] [ann] CAPS 0.4.5, Tim E. Real, (Thu Apr 14, 3:38 am)