Re: [linux-audio-user] Opening up the discussion

From: tim hall <tech@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Tue Jul 26 2005 - 04:54:44 EEST

Last Monday 25 July 2005 17:32, Jay Vaughan was like:
> when was the last time you ever required someone to read the manual
> for their 6-string before they could play it?  or their bass?  or a
> flute?  or the violin?
> sure, it takes skill to play an instrument.. but its the doing that
> makes the skill, not the reading.
> users should -never- be -required- to get trained before the
> instrument will work.  the instrument should work, by itself, by
> default, anyway..

I've tried everything, coercion, heavy irony, psychological violence, even
sexual favours and my bass still completely refuses to play itself. It
doesn't make a sound, it just sits in the corner of my room and looks strung
up. What am I doing wrong? Please help!!!

tim hall
Received on Tue Jul 26 08:15:08 2005

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