[Ardour-Users] Could this solve Ardour's financial headache?
au at sound-man.co.uk
Fri Jan 9 06:22:19 PST 2009
On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 10:55:13AM -0000, John Emmas wrote:
> Corporate sponsors often tie up with a smaller partner in the expectation of
> some kind of exclusive arrangement. But it's pretty difficult to structure
> a deal that's both exclusive and open at the same time. SAE seems to be a
> good fit but finding other sponsors like SAE might not be so simple. Open
> source products need open minded sponsors which probably rules out many
> proprietory organisations.
There are conflicts of interest to consider. You'd be unlikely to get
sponsorship from two companies making competing products, for example.
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