Kevin Kinsey kdk at daleco.biz
Thu Feb 18 19:22:54 UTC 2010

FBSD UG wrote:
> On 18 feb 2010, at 19:00, Jayton Garnett wrote:
>> Why would I be bothered about MIDI?
>> I've got an on-board sound card that has, get this, 5.1 Surround Sound. 5.1
>> surround sound, can you ruddy well believe it?
>> Come on, it's 2010, not 1985! Get with the times. Most content will be
>> streamed online within the next 5, a lot of it already is.
>> How will your MIDI cope then?
> midi has nothing to do with audio.
> it's a protocol to automate keys and sliders, send tempo,
> velocity, etc etc on synthesizers, filters or even light equipment.
> it's still a big part in audiostudios.
> Arno

X-actly.  When 5.1 Surround evolves into a protocol
that will run my synths (any of which are worth more
than any computer I have that runs FBSD ... ok, they
*cost* more anyways), lemme know.

Kevin Kinsey

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