[linux-audio-dev] Re: Behringer
marpet at naex.sk
Tue Nov 30 22:17:13 EST 2004
On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 23:43, Lee Revell wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 17:32 -0500, Dave Robillard wrote:
> > I'd rather not have people with this ignorant 'closed drivers = good'
> > opinion turning Linux into yet another Windows.
> So Linus is ignorant, huh? Have you thought about why he allows binary
> drivers? He certainly could choose not to.
See post by slux.
> No one said they were good. I just said it was better than no support
> at all, and whatever RME decides to do, they designed the hardware, it's
> THEIR CHOICE. You can't expect people to respect your choice to GPL the
> code you write then bitch and moan when they decide to sell their
> hardware under terms that make sense to them. If you don't like it then
> pardon my French but you can design your own fucking sound card.
I used to share this opinion. Once.
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