[linux-audio-dev] Re: Behringer
drobilla at connect.carleton.ca
Sat Dec 4 00:51:52 EST 2004
On Fri, 2004-03-12 at 13:08 -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
> >On Fri, 2004-03-12 at 07:44 -0700, Doug Wellington wrote:
> >> > So i can't really understand people (oss users or even oss
> >> > developers) who try to defend the position of companies that
> >> > make their lives harder for no reason.
> >> But it's OK for you to make those companies' lives harder?
> >It hardly makes their life harder to release specifications for a piece
> >of hardware, unless you consider emailing a pdf file to be significantly
> for the hdsp series, RME had *no* written documentation at all except
> their existing driver source code. i have come across other h/w
> devices where there is no documentation. RME is basically a 2 person
> shop on the technical side of things - a h/w guy and a s/w guy who sit
> in the same room and go back and forth on "how does this ...", "why
> doesn't this ...", "this seems not to ..." etc.
Well then it hardly makes their life harder to divulge said source code
(The duplicating hardware issue aside anyway, which I personally think
is bulls***, but that's neither here nor there)
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