[Ardour-Users] Could this solve Ardour's financial headache?

Kevin Cosgrove kevinc at cosgroves.us
Wed Jan 7 10:03:46 PST 2009

I also vote no, if my opinion counts at all.  We need more 
subscribers.  It would help if more people knew about ardour.
I used ardour to help a friend record a vocal track.  He was blown 
away by the software.  To him it was fast, easy, and he loved the 
control surface support.  Now, if I could just pry him away from 

I've seen a bounty system in mantis.  I didn't dig into that much, 
but I suspect it's a way to pay to escalate a feature request or bug 
fix.  That's attractive to me, and seems like a smaller scale of 
company support.  Sometimes I'm surprised by new features which end 
up being great for me, like the sliders in the editor window in 2.7 
(or was it 2.6 when they showed up).  I'd be happy to pay a bounty 
for new features that do nice things for me, even though I didn't 
request that up front.  That seems like a nice feedback mechanism to 
the developers too.


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