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Subject: Re: Replaygain without a setting, and other menu cleaning.

Re: Replaygain without a setting, and other menu cleaning.

From: Al Le <al.le_at_gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2009 22:47:35 +0200

On 20.06.2009 22:42, Dominik Riebeling wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 3:33 PM, Thomas Martitz
> <thomas.martitz_at_student.htw-berlin.de> wrote:
>> Jeff Goode schrieb:
>>> That's getting away from the philosophy that the end-user's needs should be satisfied first and foremost, and it's the developer's job to decide how best to do that.
>> It seems you mixed up Rockbox with some other commercial application. This is not the primary philosophy of Rockbox, or FOSS in general.
>
> Is that the primary goal of commercial applications? I can't remember
> having seen such a thing. In fact my experience tells me that OSS
> usually is trying to accomodate the users need more than commercial
> applications. Of couse that's only my experience, so anyone else might
> have made different experiences.

I assume Thomas meant that RockBox is about the developers in the first
place, not the other users. At least, it's been stated many time. But I
still don't believe it entirely! :-)
Received on 2009-06-20


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