Re: [linux-audio-user] Linux Audio Direction (was New Sound Subsystem Needed For Qt4/KDE4)

From: <hanaghan@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sun Jul 31 2005 - 20:02:18 EEST

> Last Saturday 30 July 2005 18:01, Jan Depner was like:
>> On Sat, 2005-07-30 at 16:04, hanaghan@email-addr-hidden wrote:
>> > I want to know
>> > what makes you spend the time you do on this stuff so guys like me
>> can pilfer legally and freely your hard works and then subsequently
>> bitch at random about how it doesn't work! :)
> I understand the tongue in cheek-ness of this remark, but I think you've
> muddied the waters by using this analogy.

Certainly not my intent. They say bad humor is better than none. Perhaps

>> One of the reasons that I started working on JAMin with Steve,
>> Jack,
>> et al is that I was using Ardour. I had tried to contribute to Ardour
>> at first but it was too far along in development for me to jump in and
>> easily get acclimated. I didn't have the time to spend to get up to
>> speed. I felt that I owed something back to the community (and Paul
>> in particular) for the work that had gone in to the applications that
>> I was able to "pilfer legally and freely". As far as playing nicely
>> together is concerned, that's why we used JACK. JAMin was actually
>> designed to be the mastering backend to Ardour. I have to admit that
>> once I got started working on JAMin it was a hell of a lot of fun ;-)
>> It seems to me that some of the best ideas come from those who "bitch
>> at random".
> JAMin is a good example. I'm really impressed with the way it was
> developed collaboratively, starting from a discussion here & on LAD
> AFAIU. I like the fact that it's not a drop-in replacement for anything
> I've ever seen before (my experience of music software outside Linux is
> limited) I like what it does, the way it does it and I LOVE the way it
> looks. In fact, the only thing I don't like is its heavy use of
> resources on this machine, but I suspect that's a direct result of the
> sort of processing involved and I'm not expecting that to change. Soon
> I will own a computer that was made this century. Describing yourselves
> as those who "bitch at random" is
> self-deprecating to say the least. I'd like to see more projects happen
> this way.
> cheers,
> tim hall
Received on Sun Jul 31 20:15:25 2005

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