Re: RFS: fluid-soundfont -- Fluid (R3) General MIDI SoundFont
On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 1:56 PM, Toby Smithe <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 1:09 PM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 20 Feb 2008, tim hall wrote:
> > >> I have been burned by soundfonts before, does Frank Wen have a site or
> > >> somesuch, describing how he made the soundfount, where he got the
> > >> instruments, etc?
> > >
> > I am *not* against its addition to Debian, but IMHO we should make at least
> > a token effort and ask the author if *he* has any reservations about it, and
> > also if he ever had any trouble over the issue. If he doesn't, I suppose we
> > could add it.
> He has been very, very willing and open about the whole deal. The
> original release of FluidR3 on HammerSound does have some licensing
> inconsistencies, which was why it was initially rejected from Hardy.
> However, I have since caught up with Frank and had quite a chat with
> him, and he's been very forthcoming. I will forward Henrique's message
> to him, and have him check it over.
I have heard back from Frank, and he has updated the README file to
include a list of contributors, and details of the sources for his