[linux-audio-dev] Lionstracs / Linux Audio at Musikmesse report

will at malefactor.org will at malefactor.org
Wed Apr 7 19:29:50 UTC 2004

On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 01:57:32AM +0200, Marek Peteraj wrote:
> > Companies using Linux in musical gear besides Lionstracs: Plugzilla (a 
> > rack that can play VSTs), Muse Receptor (similar concept), Hartman 
> > Neuron (a synth). Unfortunately the others are based on pretty
> > closed design and most don't even tell you that's based on Linux. 
> > Perhaps their attitude will change
> > in future.
> I just quickly checked their sites, and there's indeed absolutely no
> mention of using Linux. If they're all indeed using Linux, then it's an
> obvious breach of the GPL license.
> Marek 

IIRC, they only have to provide the sources to people who buy the
products. They aren't obligated to put a "powered by linux" banner on
their site, and I don't see why they would want to because it's not like
their products being based on Linux would be a major selling point.

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