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From Koichi INOUE <>
Subject Re: TCPMon Audio Feedback Mod ("RPC-Synth") RFC
Date Mon, 30 Sep 2002 02:04:40 GMT

  I'm working on a WEB service works under Axis.
I'm a blind engineer so audio feedback is sometimes very useful for me
to catch events from data stream.
It seems interesting. How can I try it?

"Dan Kamins" <> writes:

> Fellow Axis users,
> I've made a mod to "tcpmon" (the standalone TCP monitor application included 
> with Axis that lets you debug your SOAP traffic).
> What you get now is a new tab (right after "Admin") called "RPC Synth".  In 
> this tab (see attached screenshot), you can map RPC Calls to MIDI notes.  
> This lets you *audibly* debug your SOAP traffic and get a sense for what's 
> going on without staring at a log file, and even while doing other work.
> I've found this very useful myself so far.  I'm writing this note to see 
> what kind of interest people have in this.  Particularly if people feel that 
> this is worth merging into the mainline (or if there is any opposition to 
> that).  I've written it such that TCPMon is still standalone, still backward 
> compatible, and all RPC Synth mods are *off* by default (unless you specify 
> "--synth" on command line).  All mappings can be specified on the command 
> line as well, and when you change mappings in the UI, it logs what the 
> uequivalent command line would be.
> This mod takes advantage of the Java Sound MIDI API (javax.sound.midi.*), 
> which is standard in JDK 1.3 and above (and available as JMF with earlier 
> JDKs).
> AFAIK most platforms (definitely win32) support a default MIDI setup and 
> have 16 instruments mapped, including #10 which has dozens of cool 
> percussion noises.
> Comments are appreciated!  Let me know what you think, if you'd like to try 
> it out, etc.
> --
> Dan Kamins
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                   Koichi Inoue
                   Software Research Center, Ricoh Co. Ltd.

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