[PD] Re: multiple fluid~'s sharing large soundfonts

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Sun Mar 21 22:24:34 CET 2004

Larry Troxler hat gesagt: // Larry Troxler wrote:
> > > >Doing a "set DRUMS"
> > > > to the PIANO-fluid~ could set the soundfont of that one to tb303.sf2.
> > >
> Oh, now I understand. The "set" message would change the group tag of the 
> soundfont. So you would want to unload all the PIANO soundfonts and load the 
> DRUM fonts?

Yes, for consistency it should work like that. That would be another
reason to enforce static soundfont groups by only allowing creation

> > It doesn't have to be "set", but basically: yes. Or we could enforce,
> > that soundfont-sharing *has* to be specified by creation argument.
> > This would also free us a bit from some of above problems. 
> I'm not exactly sure what you mean here - not allow the use of the load 
> message for sharing soundfonts? If so, we'd have to then decide how to 
> specify multiple soundfonts at creation time.

No, I mean not allow the "set" message above. So if you'd want to use
shared soundfonts, you would have to use the creation argument. You
would not be allowed to change that share groups later. 

 Frank Barknecht                               _ ______footils.org__

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