Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?

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To: Fons Adriaensen <fons@...>
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Date: Friday, February 8, 2013 - 12:25 am

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> Counter-counter question: why not try and run MS Office, Outlook,

Yep, that would be pretty cool. Difficult, but cool. Does that mean it's not worth putting effort into?

> Any anyway, of those 'tons' maybe 1% provides 'quality', the rest

Reeeeaaallly debatable...

Michael

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From: Fons Adriaensen
To: Michael Bechard
Cc: "linux-audio-dev@lists.linuxaudio.org"
Sent: Thursday, February 7, 2013 6:06 PM
Subject: Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?

On Thu, Feb 07, 2013 at 03:47:44PM -0800, Michael Bechard wrote:

> I'll counter your question with another one; regardless of a

Counter-counter question: why not try and run MS Office, Outlook,
etc. under Linux ? More choice for the user !

Those 'tons' of VST plugins are native Windows ones, they require
an emulated Windows environment just as e.g. Outlook would.
Much easier to use them under Windows, if you really want them.
Any anyway, of those 'tons' maybe 1% provides 'quality', the rest
isn't any better than what we already have or could have natively.

Ciao,

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> Counter-counter question: why not try and run MS Office, Outlook,> etc. under Linux ? More choice for the user !Yep, that would be pretty cool. Difficult, but cool. Does that mean it's not worth putting effort into?> Any anyway, of those 'tons' maybe 1% provides 'quality', the rest> isn't any better than what we already have or could have natively.Reeeeaaallly debatable...Michael From: Fons Adriaensen <fons@linuxaudio.org> To: Michael Bechard <gothmagog@yahoo.com> Cc: "linux-audio-dev@lists.linuxaudio.org" <linux-audio-dev@lists.linuxaudio.org> Sent: Thursday, February 7, 2013 6:06 PM Subject: Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?
On Thu, Feb 07, 2013 at 03:47:44PM -0800, Michael Bechard wrote: > I'll counter your question with another one; regardless of a> user's workflow, why *wouldn't* we, as LAD's, want to enable> as many different kinds of plugins to work on Linux as possible?> From a user's perspective, having more choice is just better,> and there are *tons* of quality DSP tools out there in the VST> format; there's absolutely no down side.Counter-counter question: why not try and run MS Office, Outlook,etc. under Linux ? More choice for the user !Those 'tons' of VST plugins are native Windows ones, they requirean emulated Windows environment just as e.g. Outlook would.Much easier to use them under Windows, if you really want them.Any anyway, of those 'tons' maybe 1% provides 'quality', the restisn't any better than what we already have or could have natively.Ciao,--
FAA world of exhaustive, reliable metadata would be an utopia.It's also a pipe-dream, founded on self-delusion, nerd hubrisand hysterically inflated market opportunities. (Cory Doctorow)
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[LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Dave Phillips, (Tue Feb 5, 2:58 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Jörn Nettingsmeier, (Sun Feb 10, 11:26 am)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Fons Adriaensen, (Thu Feb 7, 11:08 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Michael Bechard, (Thu Feb 7, 11:47 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Fons Adriaensen, (Fri Feb 8, 12:06 am)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Michael Bechard, (Fri Feb 8, 12:25 am)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Fons Adriaensen, (Fri Feb 8, 1:02 am)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Fons Adriaensen, (Fri Feb 8, 10:15 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Harry van Haaren, (Sat Feb 9, 1:41 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Fons Adriaensen, (Sat Feb 9, 12:08 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Louigi Verona, (Sat Feb 9, 11:21 am)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, David Robillard, (Thu Feb 7, 3:25 am)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Thijs van severen, (Thu Feb 7, 12:30 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, David Robillard, (Fri Feb 8, 2:32 am)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Dominique Michel, (Wed Feb 6, 3:28 am)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Julien Claassen, (Tue Feb 5, 7:07 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Jostein Chr. Andersen, (Tue Feb 5, 4:55 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Florian Paul Schmidt, (Wed Feb 6, 4:42 am)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Jostein Chr. Andersen, (Tue Feb 5, 5:43 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Thorsten Wilms, (Tue Feb 5, 4:19 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas, (Tue Feb 5, 7:09 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Johannes Kroll, (Tue Feb 5, 4:07 pm)
Re: [LAD] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?, Michael Bechard, (Tue Feb 5, 3:47 pm)