Why can't i access /dev/dsp or /dev/snd on my XO
acahalan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 22:00:30 EST 2008
On Jan 21, 2008 1:31 PM, Antoine van Gelder <hummingbird at hivemind.net> wrote:
> Albert Cahalan wrote:
> > On Jan 21, 2008 12:27 PM, Walter Bender <walter at laptop.org> wrote:
> >> (b) as has been pointed out repeatedly, CSound is an open standard
> >> (which incidentally predates the MIDI standard).
> > It may be open, but it isn't much of a standard.
> > I've only found one implementation, csound itself.
> > There are no hardware implementations.
> Might help a little to address your issues above ?
I think that is an excellent example what I suggested.
They used csound code to implement 64-voice MIDI.
No mention is made of using the csound data formats.
> As a musician, I don't know of anything else that comes close - and that
> includes some pretty expensive proprietary systems with pretty
> blinged-out user interfaces!
> Please don't make me have to go back to midi :)
You must mean "bad MIDI engines" or similar, because
your csound example was in fact MIDI.
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