Fwd: [ardour-dev] post 0.99

Reuben Martin reuben.m at gmail.com
Sat Sep 24 13:55:26 PDT 2005

Darn google mail replies to sender rather than the list....

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From: Reuben Martin <reuben.m at gmail.com>
Date: Sep 24, 2005 11:23 AM
Subject: Re: [ardour-dev] post 0.99
To: Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>

On 9/23/05, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
>The release of 0.99 marks the end of code development for the 1.0
>release plan for ardour.

Is it safe then to assume that the format of the session files is
frozen as well? Will versions of Ardour through 2.0 be able to open
the session files from versions of Ardour >= 0.99 without any

> However, in a unanimous decision by core Ardour developers, we have
> also decided that there will be no 1.0 release. We will move directly
> to the 2.0 release once the port to GTK2 is complete. There are lots
> of reasons for this, but I don't want to try to defend or revisit this
> decision: it is what is. We hope to see 2.0 emerge very quickly.

Completely understandable given that most bugs, especially the
usability issues, seem to have their roots in the limitations and
kinkiness of the GTK1 API. Moving directly to GTK2 is probably the
fastest way to eliminate many of the bugs in Mantis. Good luck.


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