Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?

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To: Fons Adriaensen <fons@...>
Cc: Stéphane Letz <letz@...>, linux-audio-dev@lists.linuxaudio.org <linux-audio-dev@...>
Date: Monday, June 30, 2014 - 10:20 pm

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On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 5:58 PM, Fons Adriaensen
wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 11:13:06PM +0200, St=C3=A9phane Letz wrote:

It is quite related to the future of the audio engineering business as
imagined by people inside it. What do do we mean by "the future"? Certainly
not "how everyone who does anything that might be called audio engineering
works", because demonstrably there will be some number of people whose
needs, experiences and preferences lead them to continue to work in ways
largely modelled around more traditional approaches and technology.

But in the sense that more and more audio engineering is going to

a) have the requirement to be an experienced engineer removed
b) disconnect itself from the requirement to be physically connected to
a powerful DSP engine
c) utilize the same kinds of presentation metaphors and technologies as
have already impacted dozens of other computer-driven processes

then yes, this sort of thing is a part of the future. I don't like it very
much, but the reasons why this is happening are not really subject to the
veto of those who might oppose it.

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On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 5:58 PM, Fons Adriaensen =
<fons@linuxaudi=
o.org
> wrote:
On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 11:1=
3:06PM +0200, St=C3=A9phane Letz wrote:

> Fons, you know what? =C2=A0the Faust zita-rev1 version =C2=A0(still ol=
d

/asmjs.org) using latest faust2 git version

And what's the point of running a concert hall reverb in a web
browser ? Providing a new 'business model' for audio engineering ?<=
br>It is quite related to the future of th=
e audio engineering business as imagined by people inside it. What do do we=
mean by "the future"? Certainly not "how everyone who does =
anything that might be called audio engineering works", because demons=
trably there will be some number of people whose needs, experiences and pre=
ferences lead them to continue to work in ways largely modelled around more=
traditional approaches and technology.
But in the sense that more and more audio engineering is goi=
ng to=C2=A0=C2=A0 a) have the requirement to be an exper=
ienced engineer removed=C2=A0=C2=A0 b) disconnect itself fro=
m the requirement to be physically connected to a powerful DSP engine
=C2=A0=C2=A0 c) utilize the same kinds of presentation metaphors=
and technologies as have already impacted dozens of other computer-driven =
processesthen yes, this sort of thing is a part of the future. I do=
n't like it very much, but the reasons why this is happening are not re=
ally subject to the veto of those who might oppose it.
=C2=A0

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Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Stéphane Letz, (Mon Jun 30, 9:13 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, hermann meyer, (Wed Jul 2, 10:06 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Fons Adriaensen, (Mon Jun 30, 9:58 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Charles Z Henry, (Tue Jul 1, 8:30 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, David Olofson, (Mon Jun 30, 10:35 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, David Robillard, (Mon Jun 30, 10:27 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Fons Adriaensen, (Tue Jul 1, 10:37 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Neil C Smith, (Tue Jul 1, 11:35 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Stéphane Letz, (Tue Jul 1, 10:52 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Patrick Shirkey, (Tue Jul 1, 11:12 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Fons Adriaensen, (Tue Jul 1, 11:29 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Nils, (Tue Jul 1, 12:01 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Patrick Shirkey, (Tue Jul 1, 11:46 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Etienne Rouge, (Tue Jul 1, 12:06 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Patrick Shirkey, (Tue Jul 1, 12:36 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Etienne Rouge, (Tue Jul 1, 12:47 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, hermann meyer, (Tue Jul 1, 1:06 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, hermann meyer, (Tue Jul 1, 3:56 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Stéphane Letz, (Tue Jul 1, 5:09 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Fons Adriaensen, (Tue Jul 1, 11:03 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Stéphane Letz, (Tue Jul 1, 11:17 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Fons Adriaensen, (Tue Jul 1, 12:24 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Patrick Shirkey, (Tue Jul 1, 7:35 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, hermann meyer, (Tue Jul 1, 5:33 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Ralf Mardorf, (Tue Jul 1, 12:12 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Gordon JC Pearce, (Tue Jul 1, 7:07 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Fons Adriaensen, (Tue Jul 1, 9:52 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Gordon JC Pearce, (Tue Jul 1, 5:05 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, hermann meyer, (Wed Jul 2, 3:38 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Tim E. Real, (Tue Jul 1, 9:00 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, hermann meyer, (Tue Jul 1, 7:25 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Fons Adriaensen, (Tue Jul 1, 10:16 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, hermann meyer, (Wed Jul 2, 4:00 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, hermann meyer, (Tue Jul 1, 10:41 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Tim Goetze, (Wed Jul 2, 9:19 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, hermann meyer, (Wed Jul 2, 10:29 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, hermann meyer, (Tue Jul 1, 10:45 am)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Paul Davis, (Mon Jun 30, 10:20 pm)
Re: [LAD] Open Source to be or not to be?, Philipp , (Mon Jun 30, 10:12 pm)