Thanks for taking the time to respond.  You bring up some valid points. Yes the HUI protocol is a proprietary communication protocol. Still, as a quote from the Wikipedia article linked above states, The article goes on to address the protocol's use in DAWs, I don't believe the degree of difficulty to complete a task should negatively weigh against a feature request.  Difficult tasks just take longer to complete than easy tasks. If Cakewalk decides to implement the HUI pr