[PlanetCCRMA] DSSI and DSSI-vst

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Dec 22 03:50:02 2004

On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 11:10:40 -0800, Florin Andrei wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-12-19 at 13:05 +0100, lalo wrote:
> > http://dssi.sourceforge.net/
> > seems quite interesting...strange i did'nt heard anything about it 
> > before...neither here at Planet CCRMA...
> > what do you think of that?
> I'm not bashing LADSPA, but i think the need for something like DSSI was
> there for a long time. LADSPA is great and all, but it's nowhere near
> the capabilities of the Windows stuff (VST). DSSI is.
> Hopefully the plugin writers will see the light and start using DSSI for
> every new plugin that gets implemented. Porting the LADSPA plugins to
> DSSI would be great too.

Its unneccesary. Valid LADSPA plugins are also valid DSSI plugins, but you
can add DSSI features to them (basicly GUIs) without changing the plugins.

Dont forget: I've /very/ lazy, and despise make-work :)

The sticking point is host support, AFAIK rosegarden is the only host
(other than the one that comes with DSSI) that supports DSSI plugins.

- Steve