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From: Paul Williams <pcw@hooked.net>
Date: Mon, 03 Apr 1995 21:18:05 -0700
Message-Id: <199504040431.VAA00365@get.hooked.net>
To: masinter@parc.xerox.com, www-talk@www10.w3.org
>Someone (can't tell who from the mail headers)
>> Is there a MIME Content-Type for files following the General MIDI standard?
>> It seems to me there ought to be.  Any comments?
>a) there isn't
>b) there probably should be
>c) it's only useful if there are 'helper apps' for most platforms that
>actually take such a file and do something interesting with it. I've
>not been able to find any simple 'MIDI-play' utilities that are
>generic enough to work for the wide variety of MIDI gear. Have you?

MSWindows comes with media player which does runtime midi playing.  I
believe that most driver-run os's including MSWin, X, and even some mac
stuff should have a runtime midi player available.  Besides, the interface
(that is, GMIDI) is pretty standardized anyway, right?

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