[Ardour-Users] Could this solve Ardour's financial headache?
johne53 at tiscali.co.uk
Thu Jan 8 11:00:28 PST 2009
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From: "Brett Clark"
Subject: RE: [Ardour-Users] Could this solve Ardour's financial headache?
> Must be some psychological thing.
> I guess from my standpoint im more likely to donate if im doing it
> freely as opposed to having restrictions put on me. But that's just me.
I think you're absolutely right Brett. The resistance is mostly
psychological; not legal or financial or technical. If nothing else, I
think my thread has shown that it would be technically feasible for Paul to
impose a charge of this kind without breaching his obligations under the
GPL. I'm not implying for a minute that he'd want to do it - but if I were
in his position, I'd have no hesitation..... :-)
If users don't agree with compulsory charging (which I can understand, even
though I don't agree with them) maybe they should do something about it and
make a voluntary contribution this month - especially (as Brett pointed out)
if they're making some money out of Ardour or if they've never made a
Let's see if Ardour can reach its target.... at least once!!
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