[Ardour-Users] Ardour business continuity
brett.clark at zirous.com
Thu Jul 3 05:36:19 PDT 2014
> What would happen if I stopped working on Ardour?
It would be a very sad day... Although, if Paul ever did stop working on
Ardour i hope it would be by choice and not the previously mentioned
reasons. That being said: Please dont stop working on Ardour!!!!
On a lighter side note:
If Ardour was developed by a conventional commercial process, it would be
> insane to have allowed me to become so critical to the development.
Speaking as a consultant, you may be surprised how often that scenario
occurs. Insanity thrives well in todays commercial world.
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On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 6:28 AM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>
> On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 2:52 AM, Tim <ardour at linux-daw.org> wrote:
>> I absolutly appreciate the work Paul and all others do and especially
>> Pauls work seems to be the core of Ardour.
>> But what will happen when Paul can't continue (what I never will hope)
>> due to e.g. illness or the worst case of death?
>> Are there any continuity plans?
> Everything about Ardour's development is out in the open. So there are no
> secrets that I carry around. Several other developers have long-term and
> deep knowledge of the code. Anyone could build a source release of Ardour,
> and binary releases (while a bit more complex) are already available from
> most Linux repositories without any involvement from me.
> If Ardour was developed by a conventional commercial process, it would be
> insane to have allowed me to become so critical to the development. But it
> isn't developed that way, and so I remain rather central to many things. In
> some small ways, my centrality is actually going down these days rather
> than up, which is a good thing.
> What would happen if I stopped working on Ardour? There's no way to answer
> that without it actually happening.
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