[LAU] Linux Audio podcast. episode003: commenting replies

Tim Goetze tim at quitte.de
Tue Aug 20 08:25:34 UTC 2013

[J. Liles]
>The other part of the problem is that (at least LADSPA) plugins are
>distributed in huge batches, all together in one .so with say 5
>usable plugins and 30 that either do nothing, crash the host, or make
>horrible tweater destroying noises. 

You have reported these problems to the plugin authors, right?

Because if you haven't, you're doing exactly what you criticise Louigi
for: public dismissal with no opportunity for the developer to fix the

I'd be surprised to hear of a developer of a substantive LADSPA bundle
who would ignore such grave issues, the occasionally experimental,
amateur or plain basic character of some endeavours notwithstanding.

Please name those LADSPA bundles where you find six out of seven
plugins to "do nothing, crash the host, or make horrible tweater[sic]
destroying noises" while their authors ignore your reports.

If you can't, your quote constitutes plain slander, and how much good
can that possibly do?


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