[linux-audio-dev] Request/Offer: Debian package for Scala
drobilla at connect.carleton.ca
Sun Dec 19 18:08:05 EST 2004
On Sun, 2004-19-12 at 01:46 +0100, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 10:20:44AM -0500, Dave Robillard wrote:
> > Not everyone's standards/opinions are the same as yours.
> And not everyone's credits are the same as yours.
> Did you ever have a close look at Scala ? It's one of those
> rare apps that show off a level of dedication and quality
> that's hard to find. It has probably taken years of hard
> work and painstaking research. The largest part of it is
> not code, but a database consisting of easy to read text
> files. So you have most of the 'source' anyway, in a format
> that will survive 'eternity'.
> If the author of such a great work makes it available for
> free, I can only say 'thanks a lot'.
> If ever you contribute anything that reaches only ten percent
> of the value of Scala, then maybe you will have gained a bit
> of the authority required to question the author's choices.
> Until that time, you will just make a fool of yourself by
> doing so.
> And if Debian wants to preserve its (her ? his ?) virginity by
> imposing strict rules on what will be included and what will
> not be, that's fine for me. But please don't impose the same
> attitude on the whole world.
Yes, I agree scala is indeed very cool, and I don't ever recall
attacking it or it's author in ANY way whatsoever. Actually, I didn't
even make one single comment specifically about scala at all.
... Relax. Stress kills.
More information about the linux-audio-dev