[Ardour-Dev] importing legacy sessions
pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Wed Nov 19 22:03:10 PST 2008
Quentin Harley wrote:
> Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>> Just out of interest is there a plan to add code to notify the user
>> if they are importing a session created with an older version of
>> ardour that will not be backwards compatible once saved?
>> I can look at this code too while I'm there if no one else is working
>> on it.
>> The standard is to popup a confirm dialog before loading the session.
>> It should be a quick fix.
> Now this sounds like an excellent idea.
> I thought this morning that if someone that knows the project
> structure could write conversion code, say 0.99 to 3 and 2.x to 3 it
> would be great (0.99 to 2.x) is also a problem for some of the users
> on the 64 Studio forums. They get around that by having 0.99 and 2.x
IIRC there was a script floating around that converted 0.99 to 2.0. It
was in bash.
This kind of feature is a requirement in the closed source world because
people pay money and want to have access to legacy projects. But it's
really a pretty mundane job to code it so it should be something that
people get paid to maintain.
I guess that's why it has slipped by for so long?
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