[gst-devel] a GstType for a musical note

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Mon Apr 18 11:43:42 CEST 2005

On Sat, Apr 16, 2005 at 03:26:41PM +0200, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> > For audio-synth plugins instead of a frequency one usually supplies a keyboard 
> > note, either as a number or in a 3 char notation (C-0, D#5).
> ... and the frequency is actually different depending on the sort of
> harmonic scale you adhere to.  I assume there's a common standard used
> for apps/devices so that they agree on this ?

The scale should be configured in an element using an interface.
It's much too complicated to put in a GValue, and one may wish to
do queries, which you can't do using the value interface.

In any case, it's completely inappropriate to pass around frequencies
to indicate musical pitch.


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