Behringer [was Re: [linux-audio-user] Re: [linux-audio-dev] RME is no more]

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Sat Nov 27 17:22:48 EST 2004


On Sat, 2004-11-27 at 15:36, Lee Revell wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-11-27 at 15:43 -0500, Lee Revell wrote:
> > > Did this happen?
> > 
> > Maybe not to them but look at Mackie and Behringer.
> 
> Just to save people some googling here is a thread that documents the
> long and colorful history of pro audio hardware manufacturers blatantly
> ripping each other off, often leaving the victims with no legal
> recourse:
> 
> http://homerecording.com/bbs/archive/index.php/t-74439.html
> 
> IMO the issue is not whether RME's concern is valid - clearly it is.
> Sorry, but arguing otherwise makes us look stupid and naive.  The issue
> is how to address this concern.  If that means a closed source Linux
> driver, fine.
> 

	Man, I've been waiting all day for someone to say this.  Personally,
open source is not a religion for me so a closed source driver would be
fine and dandy.  Let the flames commence - now where did I put my
asbestos underwear?

Jan




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