Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002

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To: J. Liles <malnourite@...>
Cc: linux-audio-user <linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 4:57 pm

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If you don't care what other users think of your software, why release the
source?

On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 5:53 PM, J. Liles wrote:

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If you don't care what other users think of your softw=
are, why release the source?On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 5:53 PM, J. Liles <mal=
nourite@gmail.com
> wrote:
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On Wed, Aug 1=
4, 2013 at 9:49 AM, Paul Davis <paul@linuxaudiosystems.com&gt=
; wrote:

On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 12:44 P=
M, J. Liles <malnourite@gmail.com> wrote:

=A0To put it another=
way, any aspect of the software,be it features or fixes, that does not dir=
ectly affect the workflow of the developer is done purely for the sake of o=
thers

the topic of t=
he semi-private ardour developers IRC channel is this:=A0=A0 =A0=A0=
=A0=A0 One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doin=
g is what we do for others. (Lewis Carroll)

honestly, i'm not attempting to sound preachy.
To be c=
lear, I'm not advocating not helping others, I'm simply pointing ou=
t the altruistic nature of developers responding to bug reports. The OP mak=
es it seem like he's doing the developer a big favor by engaging in the=
reporting process--when the truth is that his 15 minute bug report generat=
es hours of work for the developer--that the developer could have most like=
ly lived his entire life without needing to do otherwise. There's an un=
derlying sense of entitlement there that is really toxic to any process of =
collaboration.

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[LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Louigi Verona, (Wed Aug 14, 8:00 am)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Devin Anderson, (Tue Aug 20, 7:03 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Louigi Verona, (Tue Aug 20, 9:10 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Dave Phillips, (Wed Aug 14, 10:14 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Chris Bannister, (Fri Aug 16, 11:36 am)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Ralf Mardorf, (Thu Aug 15, 12:17 am)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Julien Claassen, (Wed Aug 14, 7:52 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, J. Liles, (Wed Aug 14, 4:10 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, david, (Wed Aug 14, 5:49 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Chris Bannister, (Fri Aug 16, 11:32 am)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, drew Roberts, (Fri Aug 16, 2:05 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Ralf Mardorf, (Fri Aug 16, 1:34 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Chris Bannister, (Fri Aug 16, 2:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Ralf Mardorf, (Fri Aug 16, 2:36 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Chris Bannister, (Sun Aug 18, 7:05 am)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Aug 14, 4:42 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Dan MacDonald, (Wed Aug 14, 4:26 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, J. Liles, (Wed Aug 14, 4:44 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Paul Davis, (Wed Aug 14, 4:49 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, J. Liles, (Wed Aug 14, 4:53 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Dan MacDonald, (Wed Aug 14, 4:57 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, J. Liles, (Wed Aug 14, 5:03 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Russell Hanaghan, (Wed Aug 14, 5:40 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, J. Liles, (Wed Aug 14, 4:48 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Harry van Haaren, (Wed Aug 14, 2:17 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Paul Davis, (Wed Aug 14, 2:21 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Dan MacDonald, (Wed Aug 14, 9:29 am)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode002, Barney Holmes, (Wed Aug 14, 1:36 pm)