Re: [LAD] [LAU] Just an information about the state of affairs - Re: forking (was Re: Aeolus)

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To: Felix Homann <linuxaudio@...>
Cc: linux-audio-dev <linux-audio-dev@...>
Date: Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 9:47 am

Didn't came through the lists.

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From: Ralf Mardorf
To: linux-audio-user@lists.linuxaudio.org, linux-audio-dev

Subject: Re: [LAU] [LAD] Just an information about the state of affairs
- Re: forking (was Re: Aeolus)
Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:37:48 +0200

On Sun, 2013-09-22 at 11:14 +0200, Felix Homann wrote:

In this case I'm on Fons site. He explained it more than one time, so
there isn't the need to repeat it again and again.

There are several mails from Fons similar to the following, explaining
his point of view.

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From: Fons Adriaensen
To: J. Liles
Cc: lad
Subject: Re: [LAD] forking (was Re: Aeolus)
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:28:39 +0000

On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 01:50:41PM -0700, J. Liles wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 1:24 PM, Fons Adriaensen
wrote:

You don't have to be 'on my side'.

> Help me understand how this is an evolved, logical response,

One of the designed-in qualities of Aeolus is that it respects,
as much as is possible within the context of a software emulation,
the traditions of organ building. Which are very conservative,
anti-technology and whatever you want, like it or not.

Any changes that violate that principle, no matter how convenient
to the average user, destroy that quality and consequently harm my
interests as an author. Maybe you find that difficult to understand,
but that's how it is. Maybe the free software community fails to
understand that, in which case I feel completely justified not to
contribute to it.

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