[LAU] Yoshimi Command Line Interface (fwd)

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Mon Nov 5 10:40:29 UTC 2018

What is it really?
TO me it sounds like a new hole operating system but talking of instrument banks make me think about music and music editing.

> 4 nov. 2018 kl. 23:59 skrev Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>:
> Folks,
> Sharing the below in case some of you are in a position  to help them test this   interface.
> Karen
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Sun, 4 Nov 2018 22:53:21 +0000
> From: Will Godfrey <willgodfrey at musically.me.uk>
> To: linux-audio-user at lists.linuxaudio.org
> Subject: [LAU] Yoshimi Command Line Interface
> Our formal command line access is now almost complete. There are just a few
> remaining areas to be improved. The latest push has seen all the synth engine
> controls completed. We're not *quite* ready for a release, but would very much
> like people to try things out. We are actively looking for problems and
> inconsistencies between the CLI and GUI.
> Bank and root management have some naming and adjustment controls missing, and
> the effects parameters are not done - the effects themselves are, and so are
> effect presets. These were done quite a long time ago, and are being reviewed.
> The final missing piece in the jigsaw is copy/paste. This is an interesting
> one. I've a feeling that once the basic structure is organised, it will just
> slot into place like MIDI-learn, and reading limits/defaults did.
> There is likely to be some shuffling to get the most user-friendly command and
> parameter names. There is a huge amount of name duplication. Although this is
> convenient for developers and for the GUI, it makes it harder for CLI users to
> follow. We've already changed some of these to synonyms - and indeed also made
> some of the GUI names more relevant - but based on user feedback they may
> change again.
> There is now an extremely comprehensive and context sensitive help system in
> place. Typing '?' will give you the command information relative to your
> current context, but you can get any other context usually with just the first
> two or three letters, so while in the Part context '? sub' will show all the
> SubSynth commands, and '? li' will show all the dynamic settings that can be
> listed - such as what instruments are in the current bank.
> As usual the source code for the current 'master' is available from either:
>    https://sourceforge.net/projects/yoshimi
> Or:
>    https://github.com/Yoshimi/yoshimi
> -- 
> Will J Godfrey
> http://www.musically.me.uk
> Say you have a poem and I have a tune.
> Exchange them and we can both have a poem, a tune, and a song.
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