Subject: Re: MIDI player
To: None <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/10/1998 16:56:45
> I think having a sample/basic application for every feature ('driver')
> is a good idea.
My sentiment exactly.

> Regarding audio, I think both a simple sound player (.wav, au., etc.)
> and a simple .mid player should be in the tree.
> At least in these two cases, I don't know of any small, clean
> programs for either task. '> /dev/audio' doesn't really cut it. 
At least it is possible to play sound files using audioctl
and then 'cat >/dev/sound'.  Playing MIDI files without a special
program is impossible right now.

        -- Lennart