[LAD] [LAU] So what do you think sucks about Linux audio ?

Devin Anderson surfacepatterns at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 17:35:27 UTC 2013

Hi Gabbe,

On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 9:21 AM, Gabbe Nord <gabbe.nord at gmail.com> wrote:

>   1. An easy way to provide this feedback, and encouragement to do so.
> There's IRC, mailinglists and forums for this, but most apps actually lack
> encouragement for feedback. Something as simple as writing "If you like this
> software and have ideas/suggestions, please use [insert_method_here] to
> contact us, all suggestions are appreciated!". The worst thing that could
> happen is that the suggestion isn't used, but I think tons can be gained by
> making the user feel more involved.

Excellent!  This is a start.  I can add something like this to the
'About' dialog of my applications.


1.) What else can I do, as a developer, to make users feel more involved?
2.) On a similar note, what else can I do, as a developer, to make
developers feel more involved?

>   2. Appreciation for the feedback. Some devs are better then others on
> this, but I sadly think it's fairly common that users who try and provide
> feedback either get treated as complete idiots, or that the dev takes it as
> some form of personal insult.

I've seen developers do this.  It's really unfortunate.

Thanks for your feedback! :)

Devin Anderson
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