[LV2] Bikeshed: Conventional names for event control ports

Nick Lanham nick at afternight.org
Sun Jan 6 23:55:18 PST 2013

On Sat, 05 Jan 2013 15:56:59 -0500
David Robillard <d at drobilla.net> wrote:

> The purpose of these ports is control of any and all plugin settings
> via messages, and responding to those messages (which will eventually
> include parameters as well).  The ideal names are those most likely to
> have people correctly guess this intent.  I'd like to come up with a
> nice single word pair to avoid "Control In" and "Control Out" (though
> perhaps this is misguided?)

"message" and "reply"?  Perhaps a bit too general to guess the
intent, but it will probably cover all use cases for the port(s).


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