[Ardour-Dev] [Ardour-Cvs] r6915 - in ardour2/branches/2.0-ongoing/libs/ardour: . ardour

Thomas Vecchione seablaede at gmail.com
Fri Apr 16 14:37:10 PDT 2010

I think the best answer would be to offer to 'convert' the region as dragged
onto different tracks.  So drag a mono region onto a stereo track causes a
popup that would ask if you want to do this and show the proposed solution,
or routing for the proposed solution.  The reverse would also hold true,
dragging a stereo channel onto a mono track would offer to mixdown the

I don't necessarily have a problem whith the implementation commited myself,
provided that we are only dealing with even multiples.  Mono sources onto
just about anything, stereo onto 4, 6, 8 channel tracks, etc.  Things that
it is easy to possibly guess how to handle.


On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 5:25 PM, <fons at kokkinizita.net> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 10:37:31PM +0200, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
> > hmm. i don't agree. when channels are silenced, then either you did it
> > intentionally and it's ok, or your error becomes really obvious and you
> > can react properly. this new solution just hides the problem. and it
> > accomplishes nothing you couldn't do before: if you really want that
> > mono channel to go to both outputs, you can simply use the first panner
> > and move it to the center.
> > i still maintain that for all other cases, duplicating a channel (which
> > one? why?) is wrong. second-guessing the user is always wrong imho.
> I strongly agree with Joern on this matter.
> There is/was a similar issue that makes it impossible
> to use plugins with more inputs than outputs even if
> the I/O counts perfectly match those of the insert
> point.
> Ciao,
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