[Ardour-Dev] Ardour 2.3 released

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Feb 21 14:53:20 PST 2008

On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 17:38 -0500, Dan Tepper wrote:
> >>> Generally it's a bit too easy to move things accidentally
> I made this exact same comment over a year ago. I suggested a "lock
> position" at the time. Apparently Paul wrote this feature - but it never
> made it into an official realease AFAIK.

c/o Ben Loftis, 2.X now has "Lock Edit" mode, which locks all region in
place. They can be trimmed but not moved (with button 1).

> The other showstopper for me with ardour is the GTK interface itself.
> The fonts are hard to read. Edit boxes get stuck in edit mode. Buttons
> sometimes don't work. None of these are problems in Ardour itself, but
> they make the experience less than desirable. Frankly, the GUI in 0.99x
> was a lot faster and more stable (and easier to read)

the fonts have been made larger recently and by 2.4, will be
user-sizable (to some degrees).

> I still use ardour for my personal projects, but in order to be able to
> offer my clients access to the latest stuff - esp VST plugins and USB
> Surfaces - I had to move to a more mainstream platform for that part of
> my work.

USB surfaces such as?

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