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Re: RFS: fluid-soundfont -- Fluid (R3) General MIDI SoundFont

On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 1:56 PM, Toby Smithe <tsmithe@ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 1:09 PM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
>  <hmh@debian.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

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