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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