[Ardour-Dev] funding priorities
hans at stare.cz
Tue Jan 20 00:17:35 PST 2009
On Jan 20 08:13:07, Quentin Harley wrote:
> The reason we are in the situation we are in now is because software
> became so expensive to start off with.
What? "(comercial) software became expensive", and
that's why Ardour is short of funds?
> Students and upstarts cannot afford these, and then just rips it off.
> We now have a whole generation of "Try before buy" users that do not
> even think about the fact that they are part of the reason software
> is becoming even more expensive to cover costs...
Aha. So, if people download my software from torrents instead of buying
it from me, I will make it more expensive. That will solve the problem.
> These guys sees Ardour, and does not think twice to use it for free
> without donating. Why should they if they are stealing other software
> as well.
So not donating to an opensource project is
like stealing other software, right?
Way to get more subsribers!
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