Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode003: commenting replies

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To: Egor Sanin <egor.sanin@...>
Cc: linux-audio-user <linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Friday, August 16, 2013 - 6:03 pm

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On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 10:46 AM, Egor Sanin wrote:

> On 8/16/13, J. Liles wrote:

I've never questioned OPs experience or power-user status or anything of
that nature. I think we all need to remember that we use GNU/Linux and
free-software not only because of the low price or because it works
perfectly all the time. We use it for practical and ethical reasons as
well. I wouldn't give up on a musician because they missed a note, and I
wouldn't give up on Linux Audio because it has a few bugs. The truth is,
Linux Audio didn't exist, I wouldn't be using computers to make music.
Period. I'm sure there are a lot of people in the same boat. Some for
financial reasons, some for practical reasons, some for ethical reasons. We
all need it to work. But only a very few of us are willing to put in the
time to make it work.

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On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 10:46 AM, Egor Sanin <egor.sanin@gmail.com=

On 8/16/13, J. Liles <malnourite@gmail.com> wrote:
[SNIP]
d you are a musician;
their

That is a very apt and illustrative comparison. And my answer is that=

you have exactly the same options as a developer of software! =C2=A0The
problem is that this kind of situation is rarely black or white. =C2=A0It
is always subjective.

If some brash and shallow peruser of linux expressed the same opinions
as OP, I would likely also bash that person, but from my involvement
with linux audio, I know for a fact that OP is a valuable member of
this community, and believe that he deserves more thoughtful reactions
to his opinion than "don't complain" and "do something a=
bout it."I've never questione=
d OPs experience or power-user status or anything of that nature. I think w=
e all need to remember that we use GNU/Linux and free-software not only bec=
ause of the low price or because it works perfectly all the time. We use it=
for practical and ethical reasons as well. I wouldn't give up on a mus=
ician because they missed a note, and I wouldn't give up on Linux Audio=
because it has a few bugs. The truth is, Linux Audio didn't exist, I w=
ouldn't be using computers to make music. Period. I'm sure there ar=
e a lot of people in the same boat. Some for financial reasons, some for pr=
actical reasons, some for ethical reasons. We all need it to work. But only=
a very few of us are willing to put in the time to make it work.
=C2=A0

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[LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode003: commenting replies, Louigi Verona, (Thu Aug 15, 11:23 am)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode003: commenting replies, Leonardo Palomares, (Fri Aug 16, 5:58 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode003: commenting replies, J. Liles, (Fri Aug 16, 6:03 pm)
Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode003: commenting replies, Fons Adriaensen, (Sat Aug 17, 10:00 pm)
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Re: [LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode003: commenting replies, Harry van Haaren, (Thu Aug 15, 11:42 am)