Re: Re: memory leaks while scanning media library
Reply #2 – 2020-08-09 03:06:02
Peter is very smart, foobar is a test environment for audio code, you are all his FREE testers.
He receives the test results here, bug reports while he can learn about this. Thousand of users... testing it on a variety of windows versions. This is all free for him and extremely valueable feedback. This is going on for a decade... In addition he works for dbpoweramp, making money by applying things he learned in foobar and the website here makes money too with all the ads... Who knows how many clicks the ads get? So it's very clear to me why it's not open sourced... NEVER EVER! "There will be forks" (as he wrote somewhere here) is just a lame reason just to give 'a reason' you will all happily swallow... But the real reason is he won't give away his work for free. The SDK is open source but that doesn't get you any clue of the audio work he's doing. It is UI stuff and other not important things. Also it's very clear why there won't be language support, skin support, ... as some people ask Those things don't add additional value to audio code 'experimenting' and of course he doesn't spend time on this. That also explains why foobar's user interface is not better then notepad's ... It's clear no work/time goes into that... I hope I don't get banned for this, but this is just the way it's working here. I want other people to realize what foobar REALLY IS. It's a free learning/testing software with you all guys doing the boring work: telling bugs. Telling your personal opinion is allowed, no? He all pawlowski'ed you... But I don't get trapped by this. Bleh. Jessica