Re: [LAD] wiki page: dead projects

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To: Robin Gareus <robin@...>
Cc: Emanuel Rumpf <em.rumpf@...>, linux-audio-dev@lists.linuxaudio.org <linux-audio-dev@...>
Date: Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 8:09 am

Hi, thanks to Holger and Robin for the replies

On Wed, 29 Jun 2011 12:10:51 +0200
Robin Gareus wrote:

thanks for pointing this out, didn't know about that page. This is what
I'll do then

> > I'm pretty

So I'll be deleting the page I created and tagging apps unmaintained
instead... but are you suggesting that a page under /wiki would still
be a good idea? Maybe containing some more detailed explanations than
the "unmaintained" page, like "Kluppe is great but it would greatly
benefit from basic midi support"?
Such a thing could potentially get complicated: shouldn't bugs and
feature requests not pertain the wiki, but the project's pages/authors?

Anyhow, I think the unmaintained page is allready a good resource, I
just think it should be more advertised.

As a more general question to the community, what do you think about
setting up a system where users can donate money for a certain future
to be added to a software (and the devs that do the work get the money)?
The ardour project uses this thing right?
It would be great if such a system could be implemented in a central
place like linuxaudio.org, that way (and with this we get [almost] back
on topic) one could donate money for a dead/unmaintained project to be
resurrected, whereas as it is now I wouldn't know where to donate
money to have say spiral synth modular add a certain future. I think it
would be a nice thing for the community.

What are the pros and cons of such a system?

cheers
renato
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[LAD] wiki page: dead projects, Renato, (Wed Jun 29, 8:26 am)
Re: [LAD] wiki page: dead projects, Robin Gareus, (Wed Jun 29, 10:11 am)
Re: [LAD] wiki page: dead projects, Renato, (Thu Jun 30, 8:09 am)
Re: [LAD] wiki page: dead projects, Emanuel Rumpf, (Thu Jun 30, 12:57 pm)