[LAU] Yoshimi Command Line Interface (fwd)

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Mon Nov 5 13:16:53 UTC 2018

The contact for their effort is included.
I am just the post owl.

On Mon, 5 Nov 2018, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Hi!
> 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.
> /A
>> 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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