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|0000996||Documentation, Examples, and Web Site||Writing with Inform||public||2012-08-19 19:27||2014-05-07 07:38|
|Platform||x86||OS||Mac OS X||OS Version||10.6|
|Target Version||Fixed in Version||6L02|
|Summary||0000996: WI 22.7 says that sounds are only supported under Glulx, though they are accepted for the Z machine|
|Description||WI 22.7 reads|
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Once again, only Glulx-based works can incorporate sound effects...
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but Inform seems to support sound under version 6 of the Z-machine; the intermediate I6 has
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[ VM_SoundEffect resource_ID;
#IFTRUE #version_number == 6; ! Z-machine version 6
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and sound declarations and the play phrase are accepted when compiling to Z, as demonstrated in the attached source.
|Minimal Source Text To Reproduce|
There is a room. Sound of bell is the file "dingdong2.aiff". When play begins: play sound of bell.
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|The Windows IDE doesn't support version 6 however.|
|Poking around in the intermediate code, it seems to me that the only reason you can't have Zcode making sounds is because the library doesn't set things up right.|
edited on: 2012-08-19 22:37
That library check for V6 is wrong - sounds are supported in Z-code from V3 onwards. There's no particular reason for I7 not supporting sounds in Z-code other than Graham not being keen.
One other thing to watch out for with this is the index numbers assigned to resources. The last time I looked at this resources started being numbered from 1, but in Z-code sound effects 1 and 2 are special values (indicating system beeps).
|I have clarified the documentation, but yes, I7 only supports sound on G.|
|2012-08-19 19:27||EmacsUser||New Issue|
|2012-08-19 19:28||EmacsUser||Relationship added||related to 0000995|
|2012-08-19 19:38||curiousdannii||Note Added: 0001815|
|2012-08-19 20:49||DavidG||Note Added: 0001816|
|2012-08-19 22:36||DavidK||Note Added: 0001818|
|2012-08-19 22:37||DavidK||Note Edited: 0001818||View Revisions|
|2014-01-25 08:53||graham||Note Added: 0002357|
|2014-01-25 08:53||graham||Status||new => resolved|
|2014-01-25 08:53||graham||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2014-01-25 08:53||graham||Assigned To||=> graham|
|2014-05-07 07:37||jmcgrew||Fixed in Version||=> 6L02|
|2014-05-07 07:38||jmcgrew||Status||resolved => closed|
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