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Re: ABSN reversed playback behavior

From: Raymond Toy <rtoy@google.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2017 09:52:59 -0800
Message-ID: <CAE3TgXH8GAo0Qmcis_HMOZDTgLSXiddu5wpcU1J+2FPz-xn=Pg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joe Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>
Cc: Hongchan Choi <hongchan@google.com>, Audio Working Group <public-audio@w3.org>
Is there a conclusion or consensus on this?

I've been holding off reviewing the PR for this until we have a consensus
on what the expected behavior is.

On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 12:35 PM, Joe Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com> wrote:

>
>
>> I spent a good chunk of my life with Max/MSP and I can tell the groove~
>> supports negative playback rate with looping. The reference might be
>> incorrect - I just downloaded 7.3.3 and confirmed again; groove~ supports
>> the negative playback and it runs like option (2).
>>
>>
> That is very good to know.
>
>
>> > Apple Logic X Pro (one of the most popular DAWs): loops are ignored
>> when "Reverse" option is selected on an instrument zone (verified by trying
>> it)
>>
>> From your mention of "an instrument zone", I believe you meant EXS24
>> sampler. The new Alchemy synth/sampler actually supports the reverse
>> looping.
>>
>
> Thanks, I don't know Alchemy very well yet. When it plays backward, does
> the playhead get "trapped" inside the loop?
>
>>
>> FWIW, Max/MSP's groove~ is the closest thing to our ABSN. We don't have
>> to follow but I believe that's what most computer musicians (including
>> myself) are expecting.
>>
>
> Again, that's a great data point to have.
>
>
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