[Ardour-Users] [64studio-users] Linux has no future for multimedia

Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Sat Dec 20 09:19:35 PST 2008

Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ wrote:
>>> Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>>>> It's a shame, not because I speak it out, but because it might be like
>>>> that. I hope that I'm wrong.
>>> Can I just ask a quick question?  Who the hell are you anyway?  It's
>>> bloody annoying, from the point of view of someone who has been
>>> developing Linux software for around a decade and Linux audio software
>>> for a few years to have some relatively new person come in and start
>>> ranting about all the things he doesn't like, in fairly pejorative terms.
>>> I've noticed that in a couple of mailing list and forum posts you're
>>> throwing your name around like we're expected to recognise it.  I
>>> personally don't.  Now, either give us a good reason to listen to you
>>> or LURK MOAR ;-)
>>> Gordon
>> PS: I'm an audio and video engineer (working for University Essen,
>> Brauner, Nekes and others) and was a free software developer (C64,
>> Atari, DR DOS) many years ago myself.
> Sorry for my broken English, I'm not working for them at the moment, I
> "worked" for them and I'm doing now some social stuff, when I can help
> for free, but no engineering.

That's perfectly okay, your English is rather better than my German 
(which more or less can deal with ordering food and beer.  Lots of beer).


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