[sdiy] MIDI running status implementation - status bytes

Neil Johnson neil.johnson71 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 31 17:21:24 CET 2014


>> While Running Status only _applies_ to channel status messages, it is
>> _terminated_ by _any_ status byte.
>
> Do you have a clue why this is so? Is there any reason, why there shouldn't
> be sixteen separate status'es in parallel?

How would you determine which of these statuses the incoming data
bytes are for?  There is no channel information in data bytes so you
would have no idea which channel, for example, a note off would be
for.

Or am I misunderstanding your question?

Neil
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