glokraw wrote:I've never heard of George Martin...
The music software industry would shrink, if not vanish,
if it were built only on sales to 'stars', and top level studio professionals,
As would sales of pianos, if only sales to
concert pianists were possible.
The linux audio situation is not static, it' better than last year,
and will be better next year. The mainstream industry audio quality itself is at the point of diminishing returns, with some work
being done in ranges that can't be heard by most people.
So the poor deranged linux musician, or coder, can still create
wonderful things, if willing to work, and
To quote the ringless Allen Iverson,
Here's the thing, top music company dumb down their product for the mainstream customer. It's the professional that actually uses the more complex machine.
If even professional don't wanna use linux, what makes you think the hobbyist musician want to use linux? When a tween with a laptop and FL studio can make music without complication, what makes them want to move to linux?
And do you think the Windows and Apple audio situation will static? They are moving faster than Linux ever could. If this is a race where linux is the fastest then it will catch up, but it won't. It's the slowest.