On Sun, 13 Nov 2005, Hans Fugal wrote:

> I've noticed that the frequency of questions about doing audio stuff
> with ruby is increasing. That's really neat. Too bad ruby's not ready
> for it... yet.
>
> There's a lot of thought that could go into a lot of areas in ruby
> audio. I decided to take a pragmatic 'release-{early,often}' approach
> and start at the core. I whipped up a simple sound class based on
> NArray, and I requests your comments on it and its interface:
>
>  http://hans.fugal.net/src/ruby-audio
>
> My plans for this are simple: wrap libsndfile, libsamplerate, and
> possibly portaudio. Combined with ladspar, midilib, and other ruby audio
> libs that exist, this should get us well on the way.
>
> I think a wiki, a la SciRuby (perhaps a subsection of SciRuby or
> RubyGarden?), would be another great unifying step.
>
> Ruby audio developers, unite! We may be few but we're non-zero.
>
> About me: I'm a PhD student in Computer Science who finally gets to say
> that music and audio stuff is on-topic, as my research area is Computer
> Music.

contact me offline and i'll set you up with an account hans.  please feel free
to use the sciruby site as you see fit.  it's there as a community resource.

kind regards.

-a
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