[linux-audio-dev] Re: Programming Synth Knobs? [OT] UI issues

From: Loki Davison <loki.davison@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sun Feb 12 2006 - 07:16:39 EET

On 2/12/06, peter <zenadsl6252@email-addr-hidden> wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-02-12 at 14:35 +1100, Loki Davison wrote:
> > Please, pretty please get rid of the keyboard. If you want a sexy
> > keyboard, skin vkeybd don't include a keyboard in your dssi. Apart
> > from that i actually quite like it.
> assuming i ever finish it and it gets used (2 big ifs), it will be used
> in the standalone version too and the keyboard was requested.
> i always intended it to be optional/hideable anyway (and hidden by
> default, it's large enough already even without the keyboard).
> do you still object to it's presence even if you don't use or look at
> it?
> (i prefer to offer the choice myself. pleases most people at the expense
> of minor bloat).
> ultimately, i'd like the widget itself to be native or skinable, the
> same for the knob and to put that and any other useful widgets into a
> lib (or merge it with an exiting one) so that other audio apps could use
> them.
> but i also wanted to have finished it last year so you can take that
> with a pinch of salt.
> Pete.
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Yeah, i probably still object to it's presence. What is the point of a
standalone version? What is wrong with just using jack-dssi-host? If
you want a standalone version, you can just have a script,
jack-dssi-host myplugin called myplugin for people to run. Though the
other idea sounds nice. Easy to skin widgets with lots of
functionality are great. Maybe you can merge them into libphat? It's
specifically for that purpose, though i don't know Pete's plans for

Received on Sun Feb 12 08:15:06 2006

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