[Ardour-Users] Could this solve Ardour's financial headache?
fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Thu Jan 8 15:53:40 PST 2009
On Thursday 08 January 2009 22:55:56 Mark Knecht wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 1:46 PM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2009-01-08 at 21:57 +0000, John Rigg wrote:
> >> I don't object to paying for Ardour (and I certainly don't begrudge
> >> the meagre subscription fee) but the extra effort of removing
> >> this stuff before being able to use the latest code would
> >> probably discourage me from doing so. It has to be possible to
> >> get svn code that is free of these things even if it means paying.
> > Aha! So the plan emerges. I totally screw up the public releases with
> > blinking banner ads, RSS tickers, nag screens and IP-based "phone home"
> > stuff, making the program very unpleasant to use and THEN ... start
> > charging for access to the "clean" version only available via for-fee
> > SVN.
> > I love it when a plan comes together!
> I totally pity new users (and old users like me who've pissed you off
> one too many times). Life is about to get really ugly. Can you make
> the screenshots on the web site blink also? ;-)
How about, in the free version, every 5 minutes it plays a sample that says 'UNREGISTERED' in a really annoying squeaky voice.. ;)
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