On Wednesday 03 March 2004 10:24, Daniel James wrote:
talking about an individual developer's
"responsibility" to do free work for a hardware company, we should
be talking about that developer's worth to the company.
Perhaps - but let me put it like this. The professional Linux audio
market is currently so small as to be insignificant to a hardware
company. We currently rely on good will to get any loan hardware or
But that's the manufacturer's fault - not ours. And use of the words
and "we" here has to be under advisement it seems - some people want free
toys to play with, some people want to be taken seriously in a business
context and you can't apply a single loan policy to both camps.
Rather than just endlessly banging this issue about can't we just agree on a
proposed policy and then vote on it? Isn't that how things are supposed to