[Ardour-Dev] Adding markers via script

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Apr 7 10:58:58 PDT 2009

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 1:10 PM, Pau Arumí <parumi at iua.upf.edu> wrote:
> here at barcelonamedia audio lab we are starting to use external scripts
> to fill up plugins automation parameters (for example, to control 3D
> audio sources via plugins).
> The specific question: given an .ardour session with this header:
>        <Session version="2.0.0" name="test" sample-rate="48000"
>        id-counter="800">
> is it safe to add a marker like this, while saving the .ardour file with
> and incremented id-counter in its header (that is 801)?

yes. the actual value of the ID has no semantic meaning at all - it is
just a monotonic counter, and every object with an ID must have a
unique ID. what you are doing is fine (and interesting).

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