[linux-audio-dev] Re: Akai's MPC4000 Sampler/Workstation Open Source Project

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Fri Jul 28 19:07:12 UTC 2006

On Friday 28 July 2006 14:24, Renich Bon Ćirić wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>Did I say that this was a secret project? I have sent the urls to the
>official Open Source initiative site and the forum where it all started.

>I will sent them again.
># Forum
># Site

>And of course it would be GPL, at least from our side and if Akai agrees
>to help, they would have to decide what kind of licence, still, I would
>fight for the GPL at all time.

Its YOUR project, YOU should set the license, and Akai can help, or not 

>Actually, I'm not a programmer or have any direct contact with Akai. I'm
>only trying to organize things. And I need collaborators!

Getting collaborators is going to be 10,000% easier if its GPL from the 

And I still haven't found that rocker to sit in. Amanda and emc2 are taking 
too much of my time.  I build the daily snapshot of amanda and install it 
for the upcoming nights backup run, and screech like a canary if it 
upchucks, which it did last night.  And emc2 seems to have lost its path 
through the parport & doesn't run the motors with the most recent build.  
And somewhere, I have to find the time to update 2 machines to FC5 or 
kubuntu-6.06 here, this one from a considerably hacked up FC2, and my 
firewall box from a heavily updated RH7.3, whose support officially ends 
Dec 31.

I'll find that rocker someday & then you'll likely not have to put up with 
me anymore.  Till, then, we'll just keep on trying to 'git-r-done'. :)

Cheers, Gene
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