steve wrote: ↑
Sun May 09, 2021 7:18 pm
jahway603 wrote: ↑
Sun May 09, 2021 7:12 pm
Audio applications do not use network functionality.
It's a different issue, but we have lots
of requests for features such as "automatic update", "export to cloud", "collaborative projects", which require network functionality.
We have previously steered away from such features, largely because we've never had the resources to invest in the necessary security hardening that they would require.
I will be polite, but that makes me *cringe*.
But on a good note, I am very grateful to have been a long term Audacity user. It's a great application.
Now I get that not everyone installs software thru their Linux package manager (I don't have Win/Mac), but that is how most, if not all, of the Linux users update all the software on their system, so Audacity is always updated for that userbase.
I would argue that keeping software updated is solely an operating system function, which already exists, so it would definitely be out of scope for an audio application. I'm happy that it does audio very well & that it does it without using the interwebz. Again, some of ya'll want a web browser in your audio application and that would just slow it down - let's keep it purely audio :)