Bug#561443: ITP: linuxsampler -- realtime audio sampler
On Thu, 2009-12-17 at 20:50 +0100, Alessio Treglia wrote:
> > Since the package version is 1.0, I suppose that "work in progress" can
> > and should be removed from the description.
> You're right, already done.
> The following is an updated long description:
> LinuxSampler is sampler backend, thus server-like console application. It
^^ an audio
> provides a TCP based network interface with a custom ASCII based protocol
> called "LSCP" to control the sampler and manage sampler sessions. Users
> either have to send commands manually to LinuxSampler, e.g. by connecting
> via 'telnet' or by using 'netcat' or they might want to use a graphical
> user interface (frontend) like QSampler (C++/Qt based). [..]
> > BTW: Won't the package work on Debian/kFreeBSD? I found the program
> > name to be awfully generic. A "sample" probably means something
> > completely for an artist, a physicist (and a linux kernel
> > developer;)
> Originally its name is LinuxSampler, so I thought it was a good name,
> BTW if you have some idea for providing the package an alternative
> name, let me know.
Yes, using upstream's name is the sensible thing to do (IMHO).