[LAU] Aeolus

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Sep 19 21:55:36 UTC 2013

On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 5:42 PM, Tim Orford <tim at orford.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 10:37:28AM -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> > [...]
> > There's an entire "modular DAW" called ayyi that is a fork of ardour's
> > codebase. The author has never spoken to me once (at least not with an
> > acknowledgement of what s/he was up to). Whoever is doing is is still
> > active (recent releases on September 2nd). They distribute the ardour
> > libraries as part of their source tree. They clearly want to produce
> > something that operates in the same space as Ardour, although they have
> > changed the name and have a very different architectural concept in mind
> > [...]
> Hi Paul
> I am the main Ayyi Project developer.
> I sincerely hope that the use of your code hasn't caused any offence.

Not at all!

> The project is not intended to be competitive with Ardour and is likely
> to remain merely a proof-of-concept. If I you have any objections, please
> let me know as I would be very keen to accommodate you. For example if you
> dislike the use of the name "ardourd", I will change that.

No issues here.

> We have had conversations on LAD and IRC but we just have very different
> ideas about what a DAW should be. I have a great deal of respect for
> Ardour and all the great work you and others have done and ideally I would
> very much like to contribute, something that a more modular approach would
> help with.

Good luck with that! Mr Liles adn the Non project might appreciate your
efforts more directly though :)

My apologies for forgetting that we had, in fact spoken about this stuff.

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