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[Bug 18764] MIDI messages don't all have a channel, and status should be part of data.

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Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 23:10:06 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18764

--- Comment #32 from Florian Bomers <w3c_bugz@bome.com> 2012-09-10 23:10:02 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #31)
> hard boundary at 3 bytes.  (Although I think it's a good idea, but I think I've
> beaten that horse enough by now.)

yeah, my horse got its share, too!

> Yes.  I'm just starting to think the "MIDIMessage" name might be misleading, if
> it's not necessarily a complete message; but then there's the oddity in
> CoreMIDI that short messages are not to be split across MIDIPackets (I don't
> know if that's enforced, but it is stated in the docs), so I don't think we can
> just say "arbitrary buffer of any kind of data" either.

I'd opt for something like "MIDIMessage: a complete MIDI message. Sys Ex
messages can be sent/received partially".

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