[linux-audio-dev] how about a LADSPA BOF session at LAConf#2 ?

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Apr 9 14:27:36 UTC 2004

On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 02:53:10 +0200, Alfons Adriaensen wrote:
> > * maybe for that reason, there has been some imho ill-advised 
> > rhetoric towards fait-accompli tactics.
> I have so far presented three proposals. One of them was just a matter
> of interpretation. The two others would have no ill effect at all except
> using one the 22 (IIRC) available hint bits, and in a way that could be
> safely ignored by all existing hosts. In all three cases the net result
> was zero. Since I did not propose these things in order to waste my own
> time nor that of the other list members, but because a problem presented
> itself during development and needed a solution, this *is* frustrating. 
> If the only approval process is the intervention of a "benevolent
> dictator", then one would at least expect for this person to take up
> his responsabilities, take part in the discussion, and decide. 
> If this, for some reason, is not possible then another approval
> process should be installed.

I can't see how that, or any other process, would agree on any of the
proposed fixes given the current lack of concensus.
> > for that reason, let's try to cram a LADSPA BOF into the already 
> > overflowing schedule at LAConf#2, or at least dedicate a "working 
> > dinner" to the future of LADSPA.
> > i have this feeling that injecting the face-to-face factor and some 
> > german beer into the discussion might remove some obstacles. :-D
> I'd prefer some wine, but otherwise this may be a good idea. Fact is
> that the conference will already be a very busy affair, so this will
> need some planning.

Yup, I think its a good idea though.

- Steve

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