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Old 2010-06-27, 23:33
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Wink The official "One Product, Not Three" thread

Yeah, I said it. One Product. There's too much hate in the world and on the forums. It's obviously caused by product suite inequality, the have's against the have not's. I feel complete shame when I see a post from someone who only owns Record or Reason, or, I can barely say it, Recycle. Why do I deserve to have so much amazing software and they so very little?

I say.. Unite us all under one master dongle! Creative freedom is bought and paid for only through submission to the Law Of The Dongle. I've sacrificed a USB port and I expect everyone to do the same-- or perish in unlicensed/unregistered exile. And for all you One Product haters out there, imagine all the fun you'll have browbeating legacy product posters.

Who's for a New Product Order?!


Note: Any similarity of the NPO's slogan "One Product, Not Three" to Sting's "One World, Not Three" is purely coincidental. The NPO is not associated with the New Pacific Order (Cybernation alliance), New Polar Order (Cybernations Alliance), Nederlandse Publieke Omroep (Dutch public broadcasting system),
National Productivity Organization (although it would make us more productive), Nurses Professional Organization, National Public Observatory, Navy Purchasing Office, Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves, Naval Project Office, NWTS Program Office (US DOE), or any Non Profit Organization (although we might not profit from this thread)
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Old 2010-06-27, 23:35
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Old 2010-06-28, 03:47
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I'm getting an uneasy feeling that "ReCycle in R+R!" threads are going to soon overtake those for VST Support (aargh!).
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Old 2010-06-28, 04:16
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I'm getting an uneasy feeling that "ReCycle in R+R!" threads are going to soon overtake those for VST Support (aargh!).
HEY! Asshole.



Yup. +1 for this, obviously. Now, who's going to make a shiny "NPO" banner to put in my sig?

EDIT:

Although, your snarkiness seems a bit counterproductive.
Damn it. I've GOT to stop winking.
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Old 2010-06-28, 07:20
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..your snarkiness seems a bit counterproductive.
The snarkiness is the result of years in software development. I have little to no confidence that most corporations have the stomach to relinquish their product suites via a consolidation.

As for VST.. I'd want VST too if I was only a Record user and had not seen the sheer awesomeness of complex Reason effect combinators (For example, many great effects make use of Thors & Malstroms, not as instruments but as modulators. "Effects" for Record-only users are subsequently gimped by not having "instrument" devices-- doesn't make much sense.) At any rate, whatever I'd ever want a VST to do I'd rather have Props build it their way, because it's always better Prop's way. NPO would actually reduce the likelihood of needing a VST/VSTi/AU/ball-gag.

Another benefit of NPO is that user input would be based on a more uniform set of user-to-product profiles, instead of users submitting requests and feedback from grossly different perspectives. Fewer "you can already do that, all you need is the other product" confusion.

Oh yeah.
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Old 2010-06-28, 17:15
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The snarkiness is the result of years in software development. I have little to no confidence that most corporations have the stomach to relinquish their product suites via a consolidation.
Aaah...here's where I shut my mouth in quiet respect.

Yes, I agree with all your points, and I think you're definitely (obviously) right about the companies not wanting to make that dive. Is your idea to maintain the modularity of the Three R's or do suggest an all-in-one package for everyone?
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Old 2010-06-29, 05:33
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Yeah, I said it. One Product. There's too much hate in the world and on the forums. It's obviously caused by product suite inequality, the have's against the have not's. I feel complete shame when I see a post from someone who only owns Record or Reason, or, I can barely say it, Recycle. Why do I deserve to have so much amazing software and they so very little?
Lenin would have said the same. One world, one working class, one Reason suite. Makes sense.

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Old 2010-06-29, 06:14
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Lenin would have said the same. One world, one working class, one Reason suite. Makes sense.
But then we would all be given Reason/Record by the state, for free. All music we create would be for the state too. Hmm.

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