Re: [linux-audio-user] Totally OT (was Rhythm Galaxy vol.1 drum/percussion sample library)

From: tim hall <tech@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Fri Mar 17 2006 - 00:59:18 EET

Petter Sundlöf wrote:
> The issue here is really if this mailing list is the appropriate place
> to advertise commercial and non-free products.
> Because we usually deal with free/open source software on these lists,
> and a large portion of the people here share music under a free license.
> Since the original posting here was about a commercial product, I
> thought it was inappropriate ('cause spam isn't allow, I can't see how
> this is any different) and wondered if he might be interested in
> reciprocating to the community in a more libre way.
> (I only asked this because I only use free software and liberated
> resources (sounds, samples, patches et cetera) and most of my friends do
> too; we release our materials under free license).
> Just wanted to explain my reason for asking him. I didn't want to tell
> him NOT to ask for money for his product (however I do question the
> appropriateness of posting it here).

This is the Linux Audio Users list - the item is potentially of interest
to Linux Audio Users. Don't say nuffin' about _having_ to be cost-free.
I don't think the announcement was half as off-topic as most of the
debate that has followed it. ;)


tim hall
Received on Fri Mar 17 04:15:02 2006

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