Re: [LAD] making sense of Jack MIDI; or, is this an appropriate use for Jack?

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To: M Donalies <ingeniousnebbish@...>
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Date: Friday, February 15, 2013 - 11:24 pm

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On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 6:41 PM, M Donalies wrote:

> On Friday 15 February 2013 15:22:20 Paul Davis wrote:

Qt was a (partially) commercial product that raised significant revenue for
Trolltech and was used by developers across a broad spectrum of the
software world.

JACK is a non-commercial product that has raised (more or less) zero
revenue for anyone involved with it, and is used by a tiny niche of
developers within the already rather small world of audio software.

its fine to compare documentation and to aspire to do better, but its also
good to be realistic.

For parsing an SMF, you mean something like code that can convert midi to

SMF = Standard MIDI File - its a file format (standardized, and documented)

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On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 6:41 PM, M Donal=
ies <ingeniousnebbish@cox.net> wrote:
On Friday 15 February 2013 15:22:20 Paul Davis wrote:

API
of
the JACK
ull

I suppose I've been spoiled by the Qt documentation. Qt was a (partially) commercial product that raised =
significant revenue for Trolltech and was used by developers across a broad=
spectrum of the software world.
JACK is a non-commercial product that has raised (more or less) zero re=
venue for anyone involved with it, and is used by a tiny niche of developer=
s within the already rather small world of audio software.its fine =
to compare documentation and to aspire to do better, but its also good to b=
e realistic.
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For parsing an SMF, you mean something=
like code that can convert midi to text
and back again? SMF =3D Standard MIDI File - its a fi=
le format (standardized, and documented)

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Re: [LAD] making sense of Jack MIDI; or, is this an appropri..., Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas, (Fri Feb 15, 5:53 pm)
Re: [LAD] making sense of Jack MIDI; or, is this an appropri..., Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas, (Sat Feb 16, 12:16 pm)
Re: [LAD] making sense of Jack MIDI; or, is this an appropri..., Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas, (Sat Feb 16, 5:22 pm)
Re: [LAD] making sense of Jack MIDI; or, is this an appropri..., Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas, (Sat Feb 16, 9:39 am)
Re: [LAD] making sense of Jack MIDI; or, is this an appropri..., Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas, (Sat Feb 16, 10:03 am)
Re: [LAD] making sense of Jack MIDI; or, is this an appropri..., Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas, (Sat Feb 16, 11:03 am)
Re: [LAD] making sense of Jack MIDI; or, is this an appropri..., Paul Davis, (Fri Feb 15, 11:24 pm)
Re: [LAD] making sense of Jack MIDI; or, is this an appropri..., Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas, (Fri Feb 15, 7:15 pm)