Subject: Re: [ecasound] future of qtecasound?
From: Mario Lang (email@example.com)
Date: Fri May 05 2000 - 11:34:38 EEST
jhall@UU.NET (Jeremy Hall) writes:
> How difficult would it be to write two new interfaces,
> 1: make a socket in /var/run/ecasound.$$
> 2: bind at a port if the -p or some such option exists.
Wow, this would be great!
> just a thought.
IMHO a good one.
> In the new year, Kai Vehmanen wrote:
> > On Wed, 3 May 2000, Neil E. Klepeis wrote:
> > > I've made a little Perl/Tk prototype front-end to ecasound. A
> > > screenshot and the source are available at:
> > [...]
> > > http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~nklepeis/ECO/
> > Hmm, looks a lot like Janne Halttunen's gteca (written in Python). Maybe
> > you could join forces? Btw; can I add a link to your project on
> > http://eca.cx/eca_links.html ...?
> > > This is just an example to illustrate a type of interface that might be
> > > incorporated into a GTK front-end.
> > Compared to qtecasound, there's one big difference. Unlike qtecasound,
> > your front-end is clearly focused (mixing and multitrack recording).
> > Qtecasound on the other hand tries to be a generic user-interface
> > (player, conversions, effects, mixing, recording, signal recycling, etc).
> > Unfortunately combining GUI and genericity causes all kinds of
> > problems (complexity, if nothing else).
> > If you, or someone else, manages to write a good front-end for recording
> > and mixing (these are both areas where GUI is most needed), I could
> > concentrate on improving the current qtecasound design:
> > - "graphical ia-mode"
> > - all configuration is done using ia-mode commands and
> > external chainsetup editing
> > - graphical widgets are used only for visualization and monitoring
> > --
> > Kai Vehmanen <firstname.lastname@example.org> ---------------- CS, University of Turku .
> > . audio software for linux ... http://www.eca.cx .
> > . armchair-tunes mp3/wav/ra .. http://www.wakkanet.fi/sculpcave .
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