Re: [Consortium] poll : Advertising vs Linux Audio

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To: Patrick Shirkey <pshirkey@...>
Cc: consortium <consortium@...>
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 6:56 pm

Patrick,

We talk at cross-purposes.

This sort discussion style on the mailing list is not fruitful. Since
you are a member of the Mgmt board, please bring it up on the next
Consortium meeting. A common table and discussion over some beverage
seems a more appropriate way.

Since you addressed it to me, I'll answer your last question:

On 04/24/2012 01:46 AM, Patrick Shirkey wrote:

[..]

>> http://linuxaudio.org/policy :)

No, not in general.
However, given the available wo/manpower and state of LAO at the moment:
Yes, I am.

The long version:

There are zero full-time persons involved in linuxaudio.org. There's
maybe 0.2 persons taking care of the LAO online infrastructure (we're
less than a handful and we've all got day-time-jobs, family, a life and
other projects..). Going [semi-]commercial with no team will be disastrous.

The most active parts of LAO are the email-lists, followed by a group of
dedicated individuals who volunteer to be wiki editors and LAC
organizers - the motivation of LAO contributors and users is quite
diverse and it'd be too easy to forget where we came from.

2c,
robin
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