null midi device
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Thu Jun 6 09:31:14 CDT 2002
Fair enough - I'm suprised though - I thought pretty much all games these
days used pre-recorded music aince Windows couldn't (until recently) be
relied on to provide a synthesiser if the sound card didn't have one.
From: Johan Gill [mailto:johane at lysator.liu.se]
Sent: 06 June 2002 15:23
To: degs; wine-devel at winehq.com
Subject: Re: null midi device
>I can't see much benefit to a timidity output in Wine - it seems like an
>awful lot of effort for little return. Very few general purpose Windows
>applications actually do MIDI output. The exceptions would be: (very) old
>games; MIDI file players (plenty of UNIX replacements for these) and music
>production software. No one seriously using music production software is
>going to want a MIDI output connected to timidity - the audio quality is
>good enough, and if they did want to use it I'd imagine the latancy/timeing
>would not be tight enough.
Final Fantasy VII uses midi for music, that's my reason.
/Johan Gill, johane at lysator.liu.se
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