[linux-audio-user] License free Linux ??

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Sun Dec 7 04:10:21 EST 2003

Rob wrote:
> On Saturday 06 December 2003 08:46, Anahata wrote:
>>As for contributing back, if he says he is doing so, I agree
>>that some semantic acrobatics might be required to justify
>>this ;-)
> On the web site he says, "The team of developers currently 
> working on this program have asked Luxuriousity to have
> our customers pass on their ideas on how this program can be 
> enhanced, so you will be participating in the world-wide growth 
> and evolution of this ground-breaking audio tool!!"
> That's very cleverly worded, and I suspect it's technically 
> accurate - Audacity's development team asks its users to file 
> bug reports and the Luxuriousity guy passes that request on to 
> his users, and that's about the extent of their "community 
> involvement" ;)  I don't think I've seen any claims by the 
> Luxuriousity guy that he gives any money or anything else to the 
> Audacity project, and I've been looking.
> (Spend some time on groklaw, you'll learn to identify weasel 
> speak within a couple days... ;) )

And that weasels are slippery buggers. I'm pretty sure he has reworded 
the add a few times recently. But maybe I just read too much into what 
he wrote.

Patrick Shirkey - Boost Hardware Ltd.
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