[ardour-users] donations

Taybin Rutkin taybin at earthlink.net
Wed Mar 21 17:19:29 PDT 2007

On Mar 21, 2007, at 6:17 PM, Harold Aling wrote:

> Paul Davis wrote:
>> On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 18:00 -0400, Justin M. Streiner wrote:
>>> Just a random thought... One of the stated goals of the funds  
>>> raised to support Ardour is to purchase items as needed to  
>>> further its development. Would there be any community interest in  
>>> creating awish/need list for users to donate stuff that's needed  
>>> by the development team, or would the distributed nature of the  
>>> development effort make that impractical?
>> control surfaces are really the only thing fit this "wish list".  
>> the items in question are generally expensive and big. the main  
>> item right now would be a Mackie Control Universal, which costs  
>> about US$1000 and is the size of a small mixing console. i think  
>> there are better ways than tapping out the user community for cash  
>> to provide one of these to get some work done.
> If only Mackie would provide the dev team with such a surface...  
> They would probably sell a few more if it's perfectly supported in  
> Ardour! (and thus an extra advertisement for Mackie's products/brand)

Mackie doesn't even provide documentation.


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