[Ardour-Users] Could this solve Ardour's financial headache?
kevinc at cosgroves.us
Wed Jan 7 10:29:55 PST 2009
On 7 January 2009 at 17:00, "John Emmas" <johne53 at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> I can fully appreciate why this proposal might have deterred early adopters
> but my point is that Ardour is now a powerful, sophisticated product. If
> people aren't prepared to pay $35 for it, there isn't much hope for it to
> stay that way, is there?
I wonder what The GIMP funding scheme is. That's a package which I
consider to be an ardour-class piece of work.
> And yet there's nothing in my proposal that would stop people obtaining
> Ardour for free if that's what they want.... they'd simply have to pay a
> (one-time) registration fee if they wanted access to the SVN repository,
> that's all.
That's fine for the folks who get tarballs. But, that also delays
wider testing because people might wait for a tarball to do their
testing. How would that work? Pay to be a tester? Hmmm.
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