i must say that i agree with Sebastian (yes, i am biased ;-) You might end
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Firstly, yes, at some point I would like to have kit editing/creation avail=
able from the GUI. =A0This is non-trivial however, and a bit down the road.=
To your second point, I agree that it's non-optimal to have to fire up =
hydrogen to make minor changes to kits and the like. =A0However, I still th=
ink DrMr improves the situation, as it sits nicely in your host, saves all =
your parameters, and doesn't require any external routing. =A0Of course=
if you're fine with setting up all the external routing and kit loadin=
g etc, you should just avoid DrMr all together, hydrogen is more fully feat=
ured and almost certainly more stable anyway, but the whole point of me wri=
ting DrMr was that I got sick of having to set up both my host and hydrogen=
for every track i wanted to open.
But yes, kit customization is in the pipeline, although behind getting the =
core solid and stable.
Hm, i'm sceptic about this point... This code duplication seems to be q=
uite an overhead. If you go into every detail of drumkit management, you en=
d up with re-writing a lot of hydrogen classes in plain C. Is that really w=
orth the effort?
Why not improve the drumkit editing abilities of hydrogen? Or create a dedi=
cated drumkit editor on top of hydrogen's codebase (imho, hydrogen is n=
ot really user-friendly enough when it comes to kit-creation...) ?
i must say that i agree with Se=
bastian (yes, i am biased ;-) =A0You might end up rewriting a part hydrogen=
. =A0Maybe not at first, but gradually the number of feature requests will =
go up and you might end up doing duplicate work. There is nothing wrong wit=
h that of course, but it just doesnt seem like the most efficient way to go=
On the other hand i am also _very_ much a fan of the plugin model rath=
er than individual apps that are glued together using some type of session =
manager...I'm no programmer, and i do realize that it takes =
more than a one-liner to but -allow me to dream for a second- would it not =
be great if we could combine the effort that goes into various apps that al=
l do more-or-less the same thing ?
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