[linux-audio-user] Re: [linux-audio-dev] Re: [Alsa-devel] Firewire Audio Card Support

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Fri Nov 19 18:37:12 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-11-19 at 19:12 +0200, Jussi Laako wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-11-18 at 15:16 -0500, Lee Revell wrote:
> > And I posted a [possibly OT] rant to that thread about how this was a
> > waste of time and how you could REALLY make a killing with open sound
> > hardware.
> I've been doing hardware design and device driver development as part of
> my day work. Designing open source hardware is possible in theory, but I
> can't see who would pay the expenses of the development.

OK maybe you would not make a killing.  I guess the real question is if
every LAU buys it, then how much do you need to make on each unit to be

Compared to doing an open 3D graphics card, it sounds like a pretty good
deal.  Bigger market, higher margins.


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