[linux-audio-user] Re: Attracting more Linux audio developers

Vince Werber ka1iic at prexar.com
Wed Dec 13 14:28:43 EST 2006

Thank you Sir for the respect of your reply!

Oh I get the what and why for but I know something that is happening at times 
and it makes it hard at compile time.  Namely developers simply forget that 
what is the norm on their machines seldom reflects what an end user would 
have on theirs even with a complete OS...  more so when dealing with the 

I keep a log of what libs I install but for the life of me... I can't remember 
what I do have without the log... so...  I guess I do it too! <heh>

Also, someone mentioned that there is becoming a split in the Linux 
community... or something to that effect.  There has always been a split from 
the early   times...  GNU vs BSD vs everyone else...  Time hasn't help these 
splits but made them greater.  

Personally I don't like the GNU licensing at all but the BSD seems a bit 
better and as for the 'others' well... there will always be independent souls  
that's what 'free' stands for...  free as in freedom NOT free from all 
costs...  <heh>

thanks again

On Thursday 14 December 2006 01:33, Esben Stien wrote:
> Vince Werber <ka1iic at prexar.com> writes:
> > don't we all love those small foot-print applications that require a
> > heap load of other apps and libs to run.
> This is a strength of free software and I really don't think there's
> enough of it, many times;). Often as well, many apps implement
> features, that really should be in libraries, so that other
> applications may use it easily as well;).

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