On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 6:43 PM, Louigi Verona wrote:
> I personally believe financing necessary projects is important,
First of all, you never know.
I'm pretty sure that folks who hang around in this list, folks who
hang around at linuxmusician.com and folks who hang around in e.g.
ubuntuforums.org and suchlike are several merely intersecting groups,
not entirely overlapping ones. I'm also quite confident that there's a
number of users who don't care about joining any communities, but
wouldn't mind donating, if they saw a clear goal and certain
experience of the developer.
We can partially measure the community by donations to Ardour, but
it's just that -- partial. Not everyone wants or needs a DAW.
Likewise, not everyone needs or wants channel plugins from linuxDSP
Remember one of the top rated comments to one of the Bitwig videos? It
was along the "Linux support? Shut up and take my money" lines.
The other thing is that there is no such thing as a standard
If we ever want the Linux audio ecosystem to be self-supporting while
being on par with its Win/Mac counterparts in too many aspect to
mention, someone's got to start catering to all those communities
around. Hopefully this is what Patrick has in mind :)
Linux-audio-user mailing list