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-  <h2>What is DSSI?</h2>
-  <p>DSSI (pronounced "dizzy") is an API for audio processing plugins,
-  particularly useful for software synthesis plugins with user
-  interfaces.</p>
-  <p>DSSI is an open and well-documented specification developed for use in Linux audio
-  applications, although portable to other platforms.  It may be
-  thought of as <a
+  <p>DSSI (pronounced "dizzy") is an API for audio plugins, with
+  particular application for software synthesis plugins with native
+  user interfaces.  DSSI is an open specification developed for use in
+  Linux audio applications, although portable to other platforms.  It
+  may be thought of as <a
   href="http://www.ladspa.org/">LADSPA</a>-for-instruments, or
-  something comparable to VSTi.</p>
+  something comparable to VSTi.  The DSSI proposal is currently at
+  release 0.9, aiming for a stable API at 1.0.</p>
   <p>DSSI consists of a C language API for use by plugins and hosts,
   based on the LADSPA API, and an OSC (Open Sound Control) API for use
   in user interface to host communications.  The <a
   href="RFC.html">DSSI specification</a> consists of an RFC which
   describes the background for the proposal and defines the OSC part
-  of the specification, and a <a href="dssi.h.txt">documented header
-  file</a> which defines the C API.</p>
+  of the specification, and a documented header file which defines the
+  C API.</p>
   <p>DSSI is Free Software.  The DSSI header file is provided under
   the GNU Lesser General Public License.</p>
-  <h2>Status</h2>
-  <p>The DSSI API is currently at version 1.0.  The API itself is now
-  considered stable -- any further development will retain backward
-  compatibility with previous versions.  A host or plugin that
-  implements  the 1.0 API can expect to be compatible with other
-  DSSI plugins or hosts well into the future.</p>
-  <p>The current DSSI distribution, <a href="download.html">version
-  1.1.0</a>, contains the most recent release of the DSSI header file,
-  documentation, reference host, and example plugins.</p>
-  <p>Currently available hosts (as of March 2012) which provide
-  complete or nearly-complete DSSI support include:</p>
-      <ul>
-      <li><code>jack-dssi-host</code>, which is a reference
-          implementation included in the <a href="download.html">
-          DSSI 1.1.0 distribution</a>.
-      <li>The <a href="http://www.rosegardenmusic.com/">
-          Rosegarden MIDI and audio sequencer</a>.
-      <li><a href="http://smbolton.com/linux.html">ghostess</a>, a
-          host with a simple GTK+ interface, based on
-          <code>jack-dssi-host</code>.
-      <li><a href="http://puredata.info/Members/jb/">dssi~</a>, a
-          Pure Data external which hosts DSSI plugins.
-      <li><a href="http://code.google.com/p/aldrin-sequencer/">Aldrin</a>,
-          the tracker and modular synth inspired by Buzz.
-          Full support for DSSI OSC/UIs requires Aldrin 0.13 and 
-          <a href="http://code.google.com/p/armstrong/">
-          Armstrong 0.2.6</a>.
-      <li><a href="http://qtractor.sourceforge.net/qtractor-index.html">
-          Qtractor</a>, an audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer.
-      <li><a href="http://www.muse-sequencer.org/">The MusE
-          sequencer</a> added full DSSI support with version 1.0.
-      <li><a href="http://www.renoise.com/">Renoise</a>, a
-          tracker-based digital audio workstation, supports DSSI as
-          of version 2.6.
-      <li>Carla, a host for multiple plugin standards, including
-          DSSI, LADSPA, LV2 and VST. Carla is part of the
-          <a href="http://kxstudio.sourceforge.net/KXStudio:Applications">
-          KXStudio applications suite</a>.
-      </ul>
-  <p>Hosts which provide partial or specialized DSSI support
-      include:</p>
-      <ul>
-      <li><a href="http://www.skynet.ie/~jmmcd/software/cli-dssi-host.tar.gz">
-          cli-dssi-host</a>, a command-line tool for producing a
-          single note from a DSSI plugin, and saving the resulting
-          audio to a file.  Does not include OSC or user interface
-          support.
-      <li><a href="http://ll-plugins.sourceforge.net/tarballs/simplehost.tar.bz2">
-          simplehost</a>, a minimal host for driving a single DSSI
-          plugin via JACK MIDI.  Does not include OSC or user
-          interface support.  The included DSSI C++ classes are
-          intended to be reusable.
-      <li><a href="http://www.gnu.org/software/classpath/">GNU
-          Classpath</a> can host DSSI plugins with its Synthesizer
-          class.  Does not include OSC or user interface
-          support.
-      <li><a href="http://www.anticore.org/jucetice/?page_id=4">Jost</a>,
-          which can host DSSI, LADSPA, and linux-native VST plugins
-          in a directed graph.  Provides its own UI for controlling
-          DSSI plugin parameters, but does not (as of version 0.5.5)
-          support DSSI UIs.
-      <li>The DSSI-to-LV2 bridge in <a href="http://naspro.sourceforge.net/">NASPRO</a>
-          provides partial DSSI support (as of version 0.4.0, no
-          support for MIDI programs, UIs, or run_multiple_synths()).
-      <li><a href="http://www.csounds.com/">Csound5</a>. Csound 5.12.1
-          contains some support for DSSI and LADSPA plugins.
-      <li>The <a href="http://wired.sourceforge.net/">Wired</a> music
-          production and creation system has some support for DSSI
-          in its 0.7.0 release.
-      </ul>
-  <p>Currently available plugins include:</p>
-      <ul>
-      <li><a href="download.html#FluidSynth-DSSI">FluidSynth-DSSI</a>,
-          a FluidSynth soundfont-playing plugin.
-      <li><a href="download.html#Xsynth-DSSI">Xsynth-DSSI</a>,
-          an analog-style (VCAs-VCF-VCO) synth plugin.
-      <li><a href="download.html#dssi-vst">dssi-vst</a>, a
-          wrapper plugin enabling the use of many Windows
-          VST plugins.
-      <li><a href="hexter.html">hexter</a>, a Yamaha DX7 modeling
-          plugin.
-      <li><a href="http://www.student.nada.kth.se/~d00-llu/music_dssi.php?lang=en">
-          ll-scope</a>, a GTK+ oscilliscope plugin.              <!-- 20050531 -->
-      <li><a href="http://www.student.nada.kth.se/~d00-llu/music_dssi.php?lang=en">
-          Sineshaper</a>, a waveshaping synth plugin.            <!-- 20050723 -->
-      <li><a href="http://fps.io/~tapas/jack_convolve/">dssi_convolve</a>,
-          a DSSI wrapper around libconvolve, providing a friendly
-          convolution plugin for reverb effects (among other uses).
-                                                                 <!-- 20050817 -->
-      <li><a href="http://www.skynet.ie/~jmmcd/software/xy-controller-dssi.tar.gz">
-          xy-controller-dssi</a>, a GUI controller plugin which
-          translates mouse input into X-Y control outputs, and   <!-- 20050826 -->
-          <a href="http://www.skynet.ie/~jmmcd/software/xy-gravity.tar.gz">xy-gravity</a>,
-          which includes gravity and damping simulations.
-      <li><a href="http://smbolton.com/whysynth.html">WhySynth</a>,
-          a synth plugin featuring four oscillators per
-          voice, multiple oscillator, filter, and envelope modes,
-          effects, and more.                                     <!-- 20051005 -->
-      <li><a href="https://github.com/gordonjcp/nekobee">nekobee</a>,
-          a synth plugin that emulates the sound of the TB-303
-          Bassline.                                              <!-- 20051122 -->
-      <li><a href="https://github.com/gordonjcp/nekostring">nekostring</a>
-          is an emulation of a 70s-era string ensemble.
-      <li>The <a href="http://calf.sourceforge.net/">Calf audio
-          plugin pack</a> contains a monophonic analog-style synth
-          and a versatile organ/pad synth.
-      <li><a href="http://holap.berlios.de/index.html">HOLAP</a>
-          contains both DSSI and standalone versions of horgand, an
-          FM-based organ synth, and the Holharm smart harmonizer
-          DSSI plugin. (There's also an intriguing start to another
-          FM synth that uses FLTK for the GUI.)
-      <li><a href="http://code.google.com/p/amsynth/?p=index">
-          amSynth</a> now includes a DSSI plugin in current git (it
-          is not included in the 1.3.0 release.)
-      <li><a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/zynaddsubfx/">ZynAddSubFX</a>
-          can be built as a DSSI plugin (with limited GUI support as
-          of version 2.4.1).                                     <!-- 20100627 -->
-      <li><a href="http://ls16.sourceforge.net">ls16</a> is a convenience
-          DSSI plugin offering a limited front-end to the LinuxSampler
-          library.  It works better with certain hosts than others;
-          see the ls16 website for details.                      <!-- 20100629 -->
-      <li>The <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/libmodsynth/">
-          LibModSynth Plugin Suite</a> currently includes Ray-V, an
-          analog-style lead synthesizer, a sampler, and several
-          effects plugins, including filters, delay, and distortion
-          plugins.                                               <!-- 20120316 -->
-      <li><a href="http://smbolton.com/linux.html#sfxr-dssi">sfxr-dssi</a>,
-          a simple DSSI version of the
-          <a href="https://code.google.com/p/sfxr/">sfxr</a> sound effect
-          generator.                                             <!-- 20121120 -->
-      <li>Three simple example plugins, and two simple-but-useful
-          monotimbral sampler plugins, are included in
-          <a href="download.html">the DSSI distribution</a>.
-      </ul>
-      <!-- Missing in action: -->
-      <!-- 20120322 www.nekosynth.co.uk back but no content yet
-      <li><a href="http://www.nekosynth.co.uk/wiki/wsynth">Wsynth-DSSI</a>,
-          a wavetable synth written with the PPG Wave and Prophet VS in
-          mind.                                                   !== 20051012 ==
-      <li><a href="http://www.nekosynth.co.uk/">nekoplunk</a> are
-          under development.  -->
-  <p>The following development tools support DSSI:</p>
-      <ul>
-      <li><a href="http://faust.grame.fr/">Faust</a> is a functional
-          programming language specifically designed for real-time
-          signal processing. The Faust compiler can produce a
-          variety of output formats, including DSSI plugins (without GUIs).
-      <li><a href="http://vagar.org/code/embedded/flam/index.html">FLAM</a>
-          (Front-ends for Linux Audio Modules) is
-          a collection of tools for designing and running graphical
-          control interfaces.  Currently, it produces custom Qt DSSI GUIs
-          for LADSPA plugins. (Note that only some hosts support
-          loading DSSI UIs for LADSPA plugins; ghostess, MusE, and
-          Rosegarden are among those that do.)
-      <li><a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/libmodsynth/">LibModSynth</a>,
-          in addition to containing several DSSI plugins, aims to be
-          a complete system for designing DSSI plugins. It includes
-          tools for rapid plugin development, and a library of audio
-          DSP modules.
-      <li><a href="https://github.com/savonet/ocaml-dssi">ocaml-dssi</a>
-          provides OCaml bindings for DSSI, allowing OCaml code to load
-          DSSI plugins.
-      </ul>
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