[Ardour-Dev] Licensing and enforced payments

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Thu Jan 22 03:51:12 PST 2009

Fons Adriaensen wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 12:07:08PM +0100, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
>> patrick, you are absolutely, totally missing the point. being obnoxious
>> to users and creating hassles for users for anything other that solid
>> technical reasons is totally not what open source is about (even if
>> those users use evil operating systems).
> Agreed 100%. 

What exactly do you agree with?

That there is an evil operating system?

That a License key in an open source application is obnoxious?

That Paul should not be able to make a reasonable income from Ardour 
because it offends a couple of Linux guys who can very easily disable 
the suggested functionality.

Patrick Shirkey
Boost Hardware Ltd.

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