A Win/Mac developer recently asked me what I thought about his plan to create a binary of his application and sell it to interested Linux sound and music people. He asked with some trepidation, having already received a rather critical chorus of objection from some overly enthusiastic Linux users.
This man's work is excellent and his software already runs nicely under Wine. He also dedicates part of his time to creating free and open-source software, hence his interest in the viability of commercial Linux audio applications.
As a result of this inquiry I decided to revisit the