Dssi-Vst and Ubuntu Studio

Sergio Bello s.bello at sintechno.it
Wed Dec 9 16:29:33 GMT 2009

On Wed, 2009-12-09 at 17:17 +0100, sandie wrote:
> Sergio Bello wrote:
> > I don't know about lmms VsTIge, but probably it's a reimplementation
> > from scratch of the Steimberg api, something like Linux reimplementation
> > of posix api...
> >
> >   
> So this is legal ?
Interfaces are not subject to the same rules of implementations (iirc),
just like you can't 'copyright' a II-V-I chord progression, whereas you
can do it for a melody.

> If it is... then why don't "we" make a native linux VST for things like 
> Ardour, and by "we" I mean someone else than me, preferable one who 
> actualy know what he/she is doing ;-)
Actually, this could be a hard job to do...
If I had the time, I would help to grow a native framework, and
eventually port available free vst plugins.  
But it's just my opinion...

> Sandie

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