Re: [LAU] MIDI or OSC?

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Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 - 9:57 am

As far as DSLs go, Supercollider uses OSC internally. Csound and Pd both
support it, too. Don't know about Chuck, but I'd imagine it either does
or it's high on the to-do list.

> IMNSHO regarding your subject question, I'll would start with MIDI as

You mean it's historical then? ;)

> abstraction and you'll hardly notice that MIDI 80s byteness ;) Then, so=


IMVHO, I think this is a little bit backwards (no pun intended) - if the
API design is limited to MIDI it won't be easy to open it up further but
built with OSC in mind you can expose a subset of it as MIDI.

The only disadvantage (and it is a real one) OSC has is lack of
adoption. I wouldn't recommend choosing MIDI simply because all the
other kids have it and anyway it's not as bad as it used to be :P

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[LAU] MIDI or OSC?, Ken Restivo, (Wed Apr 11, 8:04 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI or OSC?, Lars Luthman, (Wed Apr 11, 10:35 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI or OSC?, Spencer Russell, (Thu Apr 12, 6:46 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI or OSC?, Rui Nuno Capela, (Wed Apr 11, 8:48 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI or OSC?, Frank Barknecht, (Thu Apr 12, 6:27 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI or OSC?, Ken Restivo, (Thu Apr 12, 3:01 am)
Re: [LAU] MIDI or OSC?, steev, (Wed Apr 11, 9:57 am)