[linux-audio-user] Linux DAW FX box how to for noobs...New Link...

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki eric at zhevny.com
Mon Sep 13 20:31:58 EDT 2004


R Parker wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> --- Eric Dantan Rzewnicki <rzewnickie at rfa.org> wrote:
>>On Sun, Sep 12, 2004 at 09:18:21AM -0700, Russell
>>Hanaghan wrote:
>>>On Sunday 12 September 2004 05:24 am, R Parker
>>wrote:
>>>>Hi Russell,
>>>The item about Ardour you mention concerns
>>me...primarily because I don't wish 
>>>to violate any of these type of rules / laws/
>>policies;  Is that really 
>>>applicable here? My intent is to describe how I
>>personally used this 
>>>application to create an Effects box...NOt "how
>>one should use Ardour in the 
>>>intended, technically correct manner intended by
>>the Author(s)." But again, I 
>>>do not wish to piss anyone off here...that would
>>be kinda counter 
>>>productive! :)  Perhaps Paul can offer his
>>thoughts??
>>As I understand it, Paul has been working on Ardour
>>more than full time
>>for at least the past 4+ years ...
>>*on_his_own_funding*! Along the way
>>he has made huge contributions to the linux audio
>>code base in the form
>>of extensive work on jackd, alsa drivers and various
>>libraries. Not to 
>>mention the fact that his participation in the
>>community as a very
>>experienced and knowledgable programmer increases
>>everyone's knowledge
>>base. 
> Exactly! He's made a significant contribution and that
> makes it very easy to understand his wish to control
> the documentation for Ardour.
> Perhaps one way to do
>>this would be to 
>>write up docs on my use case, not publish it myself,
> Not publishing them ourselves is important. You
> obviously appreciate his position.
>>but instead give it
>>to him to include in his docs as an example to put
>>in the appendix or 
>>something. Maybe you could do the same with your
>>section on your use of
>>ardour. I'm not sure if Paul would accept it, but it
>>can't hurt to offer 
>>it to him.
> It might save you some work to ask him before you
> write anything.

Good point. But, even so sometimes just going through the process of 
writing something up helps to clarify my understanding. So, it might be 
a good exercise even if it never sees the light of day.

-Eric Rz.


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