[microsound] FWD: Ardour in trouble

Kim Cascone kim at anechoicmedia.com
Wed Feb 4 15:16:18 EST 2009

I'm forwarding this from the lead developer of an amazing FOSS audio  
please help spread the word and forward this to other lists and  
people you know who might be able to help
also I know money is tight these days but if you could possibly pitch  
in €/$20 that would be great!

> """"SAE announced today that they will no longer sponsor the  
> development of Ardour. This puts me (Paul, Ardour’s lead developer)  
> in the position of being paid solely by the donations and  
> subscriptions made by the Ardour community. This is obviously  
> insufficient to support myself, let alone my family, so I am  
> obviously looking for other opportunities to earn a living.  
> Although I intend to try to improve the revenue that Ardour itself  
> generates, this is unlikely to be sufficient for some time to come.  
> I am therefore in a position to serve as consultant/contractor on  
> other projects, and will be happy to handle inquiries about this  
> via email (paul at linuxaudiosystems.com). I intend to continue doing  
> some work on Ardour to provide support and continuing incentives to  
> those who are already paying for that via donations &  
> subscriptions."""""
> If anyone can help find corporate sponsors the help would be  
> greatly appreciated.
> Take care,
> Sean Burns

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