Re: [linux-audio-user] Interesting story for BCR2000 owners

From: Jan Depner <eviltwin69@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Fri Mar 03 2006 - 02:39:08 EET

On Thu, 2006-03-02 at 10:15 -0500, Joe Hartley wrote:
> On Thu, 02 Mar 2006 09:57:08 -0500
> timg <timg@email-addr-hidden> wrote:
> > But if these actions are found to be within legal limits what can be done?
> > I must admint that a company that does not invest in it's own R&D is one
> > that will fail... and lose (at least my) respect.
> Nothing can be done if it's legal, and you can't copyright a circuit design.
> You can patent one, but it has to be sufficiently innovative to be given
> a patent.
> As you say, in the end, they lose respect, and perhaps business. I think
> it will be the newer products like the BCF2k that they design themselves
> that will eventually make or break them. (Assuming they fall into compliance
> with US laws :-/ )

    All of the bad mouthing of Behringer reminds me of the stuff they
used to say about Peavey 30 years ago. That's turned around quite a
bit. They make some pretty damn good stuff for live use.

Jan 'Evil Twin' Depner
The Fuzzy Dice
"As we enjoy great advantages from the invention of others, we should be 
glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of ours, and 
this we should do freely and generously."
Benjamin Franklin, on declining patents offered by the governor of 
Pennsylvania for his "Pennsylvania Fireplace", c. 1744
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