audio hardware

D. Michael McIntyre michael.mcintyre at
Mon Sep 17 23:12:38 BST 2007

On Monday 17 September 2007, Cory K. wrote:
> Off Topic:
> I'd also like to say that our users are also responsible for how a
> release turns out. You must test the development releases to make sure
> things work and report what doesn't. Fixing things after the fact
> becomes more of an issue than before release.

Speaking from the project, rather than distro level, I'd still like to echo 
those comments wholeheartedly.  Rosegarden's pre-release testing sucks.  
We're too close to it to be good testers, and most users stick with whatever 
comes with their distro, which is usually a version or more out of date to 

Looks like we're about to lose another race with Gutsy.  We're trying to 
release by the end of this month, and Gutsy will probably be frozen or 
released by then.  I haven't looked at your schedule, but people are making 
noises like Gutsy is already mostly usable, so I figure it's going to come 
out stuck with our last release.  Again.

This whole production model is a pain in the ass.  Oh well.  At least the pay 
is great, right?  Plus all the fame and glory when people on the street know 
your name, and the project(s) you work on, and get you to sign autographs 
everywhere you go.
D. Michael McIntyre 

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