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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 08:53:28 -0600
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Jean-Pierre Rosen <[log in to unmask]>@ACM.ORG> on 11/06/2000 04:27:14

Please respond to Jean-Pierre Rosen <[log in to unmask]>

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Subject:  Re: Timing for MIDI: an interesting project

> Ah, yes.  It's supposed to be about music.  "Ticks" be d*mned!  Where are
> the definitions of Whole_Note, Half_Note, Quarter_Note, etc.?  Base these
> on "Ticks per measure", then forget about ticks.  Added advantage: you
> changed the tempo by changing one constant.  Define the pitches using
> something akin to do, di, re, ri, mi, fa, etc., and you will be able to
> change the key just as easily.
Of course, you should be using Ut as the first pitch... since do is a
reserved word :-)
           J-P. Rosen ([log in to unmask])
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Oops!  Well, I did say "something akin to"

Doe... a deer....