RFS: cmt - a collection of LADSPA plugins
fsateler at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 00:39:53 UTC 2009
El jueves 11 de junio, Adrian Knoth escribió:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 05:13:52PM +0200, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
> > Hi,
> > > Since I have no use and no experience at all with LADSPA and jack
> > > stuff, I'd really prefer if someone more knowledgable would
> > > review/upload it.
> Looks good to me.
> Just a few notes on LADSPA in general:
> - it's dead
> - it's been replaced by LV2
> - it has no GUI
> Though non of these points prevents the package from being uploaded, I'm
> pretty sure that the use of LADSPA plugins will diminish in the
> foreseeable future.
> I agree that it's always good to have some decent plugins (actually,
> plugins make the difference between a simple harddisk recorder and a
> useful digital audio workstation), one might argue that Linux needs LV2
> plugins, not LADSPA.
> Since audacity (and ardour) still supports LADSPA, I second uploading
> this package.
> According to
> we'll see LV2 support in audacity as soon as we'll have slv2 (and that's
> going to be uploaded soon, packaging done by Mira).
> Ardour will also have LV2 by that time (I guess it uses slv2 or simply
> lv2core, but we're going to have both within let's say four weeks)
> We'll then clearly want calf (already on git.debian.org), the invada
> studio plugins, some more LV2 plugins (nedko is working on something)
> and the lot.
> IOW: choice is good, but I'll expect people use the new and fancy LV2
> plugins instead.
In my view, it is not about choice, but rather what people use. We still don't
have ubiquitous LV2 support. When that happens, I'm happy to deprecate and
drop LADSPA plugins. But until then, I think we have to support them.
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