On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 8:54 AM, Mike Mazarick wrote:
> How about a mission statement like this: "This mailing list consists of a
This is VERY funny, and (tongue in cheek aside) insightful.
>From a Linux audio developer perspective, it seems like many Linux
audio users don't invest back into the community that creates and
supports the different parts of the Linux audio ecosystem, and I think
that could account for why Linux audio is seen as "cheap", and why a
Linux audio user might need to spend lots of time "continually
tweaking and trying to make something work". There are obvious
exceptions to this rule (developers, packagers, documentation writers,
Interestingly, some paid applications available for Linux (e.g.
Renoise) have thriving communities that enthusiastically help with
documentation, testing, writing plugins, etc.
> OK, here's a last one:
I can't say much about the effectiveness of the mission statement that
you've posted, but I think you make a lot of important points. I hope
that the people on this list really take the time to read what you're
saying instead of flaming you outright.
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