On Sun, 2004-11-28 at 13:35, R Parker wrote:
My intention wasn't to post that on /. at least not now. I was thinking
out loud. Of course, in case we did a market survey it would definitely
> RME has provided
Not really. It was Paul, Thomas, and one other guy(don't remember the
name) who did. Remember it was almost no investment from RME's side.
They got a lot of units sold in return and built a very good reputation
based on that fact and this went beyond the linux audio world i believe.
> I hope you consider how much
But that's what i'm talking about. So much effort, oustanding
technologies(although i know the authors won't admit ;)
and they(hw manufacturers) don't care!
> and how difficult it is
There is no relationship. The only real manufacturer from the POV of
linux audio is audioscience(.com), which unfortunately does only
They do ALSA drivers, provide support and invest their time and money in
doing so. They deserve highest respect for that considering the current
That's how it should be. And this is what we should fight for.
Not sure i understand. I'm about to sell my fireface copy as i declared
previously. Of course if there's any way i could help out other people
here in keeping the unit, i'm prepared to do so.