[chuck-users] Kassen's Phasor

mike clemow gelfmuse at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 11:54:38 EDT 2009

FWIW, I really want to use LiCK, but I haven't found the time to dig in yet...


On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 12:49 PM, Michael Heuer<heuermh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Kassen wrote:
>> Michael Heuer;
>>> It's not always terribly easy to implement a pseudo-random number
>>> generator, but it is straightforward, and often they are very well
>>> documented.
>> Quite so, you must have overlooked that I tried to point this out in the
>> post that you quoted. We can simply roll our own. There is a excellent
>> treatment on noise in electronic music by John Ffitch in the CSound Handbook
>> that I very much recommend, it goes into such concerns and it's a worthwhile
>> read if your local library would stock it.
>> The most serious random number generators are always open source and well
>> documented, BTW. Our digital security (banking, military, server
>> administration, etc) depends on them so to make sure they are secure they
>> are always heavily analysed. You could pick one of those then that would
>> give you a mathematical guarantee that nobody will ever be able to humm
>> along to your songs ;-).
> Yep, we are in full agreement here, I was referring to your we can't
> have our cake and put it in the blender line.  :)
> Is it worth adding an RNG class and some RNGs to LiCK?  Is anyone
> using LiCK?  The idea was that it could be a dumping ground for all
> the useful general purpose ChucK stuff that we came up with, but to
> date only I have put things up there.  Perhaps github was not a good
> place for it?
>   michael
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