[Consortium] re: Linuxaudio.org updates

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Mar 21 05:38:28 EST 2006

On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 10:03:19 +0000, Daniel James wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> > in previous years a lot of the development effort
> >was specifically targeted at the linux kernel, but I feel that this is
> >becoming less true with time. In particular a small but significant
> >ammount of linux audio software now runs on OS X.
> Sure, and I think it strengthens the case for using those applications 
> that they aren't tied to a single platform. However from a 
> linuxaudio.org point of view, I have reservations about promoting free 
> software on OS X, as it is a semi-proprietary platform under the control 
> of a single company - something I hoped UNIX could get away from :-)

Truely, the free software on proprietary OS situation is a dilema.

- Steve

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