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On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 8:54 PM, hermann meyer wrote:
> Am 15.08.2013 23:49, schrieb Louigi Verona:
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On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 8:54 PM, hermann meyer &l=
Am 15.08.2013 23:49, schrieb Louigi Verona:<=
I'd rather be realistic than dystopian ;)
I haven't listen any of your pod-cast=E2=80=99s complete, but I guess I=
get the essence of it.
Let me answer from a developer point of view.
Just turn around your args, so, as a developer, if I want to know "who=
use my project", I've to add some bugs, or exclude some features,=
because users only contacting the developers if they wish something.
That is the realistic from the other side, and in the same way a useless co=
Linux (Audio) should be a community task, that requires contributions from =
That means, if you take something, you have as well to give something.
True and well said.=
It sometimes seems like people think they are doing the project or develop=
er a favor by merely using it. Well, sure, it's good for the ego to hav=
e the most popular whatever, but what is the value of having 1,000,000 user=
s who never donate, who never submit bug reports, and who only go around co=
mplaining that the thing they got for free doesn't work as well as the =
thing that company X charges $700 for. Personally, I've benefitted a gr=
eatly from free-software and I have also given a lot back in return. I simp=
ly can't understand the mentality of those who take and take and yet ca=
n't be bothered to do so much as alert a developer to a problem. Progre=
ss doesn't just happen magically. It happens because people make it hap=
pen. If anyone is frustrated with the glacial pace of whatever--they just n=
eed to get off their ass and do something about it.