Re: [Rosegarden-user] One Further Thought on RGD Files

2012-05-16 Thread Gary G .
Andy andy-nntp23@... writes: Gary G. wrote: It looks like 7 years ago the developers of Rosegarden had indeed been developing such a script. A fellow by the name of Pedro Lopez-Cabanillos was working on exactly this problem with a perl script called ins2rgd.pl Somehow it seems

Re: [Rosegarden-user] One Further Thought on RGD Files

2012-05-16 Thread david
On 05/15/2012 09:31 PM, Gary G. wrote: Andyandy-nntp23@... writes: Gary G. wrote: It looks like 7 years ago the developers of Rosegarden had indeed been developing such a script. A fellow by the name of Pedro Lopez-Cabanillos was working on exactly this problem with a perl script called

Re: [Rosegarden-user] One Further Thought on RGD Files

2012-05-16 Thread Andy
david wrote: On 05/15/2012 09:31 PM, Gary G. wrote: The thing is, that most of us don't install Rosegarden from Tarballs. 99% of us use whatever package manager comes with our distros. I can state categorically that there is no such script included with the *buntu distros out there. I use

Re: [Rosegarden-user] One Further Thought on RGD Files

2012-05-15 Thread Andy
Gary G. wrote: It looks like 7 years ago the developers of Rosegarden had indeed been developing such a script. A fellow by the name of Pedro Lopez-Cabanillos was working on exactly this problem with a perl script called ins2rgd.pl Somehow it seems the project simply vanished or lost

Re: [Rosegarden-user] One Further Thought on RGD Files

2012-05-14 Thread D. Michael McIntyre
On Sunday, May 13, 2012, Gary G. wrote: One thing I've already noticed is that... the txt2rgd.py script doesn't seem to call in any archivers... I'm sort of wondering if it even works as intended to begin with. Yes, Rosegarden can read these files whether they're compressed or not.

Re: [Rosegarden-user] One Further Thought on RGD Files

2012-05-14 Thread Gary G .
D. Michael McIntyre michael.mcintyre@... writes: On Sunday, May 13, 2012, Gary G. wrote: One thing I've already noticed is that... the txt2rgd.py script doesn't seem to call in any archivers... I'm sort of wondering if it even works as intended to begin with. Yes, Rosegarden can

Re: [Rosegarden-user] One Further Thought on RGD Files

2012-05-13 Thread Gary G .
Andy andy-nntp23@... writes: btw, here's the tech spec for the Cakewalk INS Format: http://www.raisedbar.net/InsDef.htm Sounds like a good idea, I would do it in Perl if I was doing it, since I have decent Perl knowledge and no Python knowledge and Perl is the perfect language for

Re: [Rosegarden-user] One Further Thought on RGD Files

2012-05-12 Thread david
On 05/12/2012 11:04 AM, Gary G. wrote: Perhaps this would be better targeted to the developers' list but here's another thought on RGD files. Perhaps some genius script programmer out there could write a conversion utility that converts Cakewalk/Sonar INS files into RGDs? Or perhaps even

Re: [Rosegarden-user] One Further Thought on RGD Files

2012-05-12 Thread Gary G .
david gnome@... writes: On 05/12/2012 11:56 AM, david wrote: On 05/12/2012 11:04 AM, Gary G. wrote: Perhaps this would be better targeted to the developers' list but here's another thought on RGD files. Perhaps some genius script programmer out there could write a conversion

Re: [Rosegarden-user] One Further Thought on RGD Files

2012-05-12 Thread Andy
Gary G. wrote: So the more I look at this problem, the easier path seems to be simply downloading a tutorial on python, spend a week learning the language, and writing the utility myself. Figure with having to learn the API and system calls and researching the file formats (I know