[chuck-users] R: SndBuf causes hickup

Atte André Jensen atte.jensen at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 03:50:22 EDT 2007

Gatti Lorenzo wrote:

> This doesn't seem a practical suggestion: what's the benefit of
> knowing that when a SndBuf needs to be played it isn't ready and
> buffer hiccup is likely? Deciding to play something else instead of a
> SndBuf that is late is a significant complication (particularly bad
> for live coding) and a compromise of the original idea for purely
> technical reasons (bad for music); it might be a suitable and
> interesting technique for some of your projects but it cannot be
> considered a general solution.

Point taken. I was just trying to think out loud.

> What could be acceptable is a way to
> ask for bulk loading of a sample but promise ChucK that we aren't
> going to play it before a specified time;

Sounds sane. Basically I guess I'd be happy with anything that'll allow 
me to play samples a little bit better than today :-)

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