John Darko at Digital Audio Review (DAR) wrote a mini article on Sonicorbiter 2.5. The article is titled, “Sonore microRendu software update adds Spotify Connect” and can be found here:
@Jesus_Rodriguez Just curious… Does that mean you guys struck a deal with Spotify?
No. This is just an open source application.
Interesting… Not sure how I feel about that… Mix feelings for sure…
Thanks for the answer.
Spotify Connect would not be a way for Roon integration. It is a bridge that is fully controlled by another Spotify app acting as a remote (ie Spotify on your iPhone). This preserves (what I believe is) Spotify’s intention: track all your movements in the app. My interpretation of their lack of interest in Roon integration has either to do with this, or to the niche nature of Roon, or both.
I never insinuated that nor my feelings where tors Roon.
I was referring to an open source application which to my understanding is unsupported by Spotify and maybe brake Spotify TOS? Honestly I am not a big fan of Sonore products just my opinion.
@Jesus_Rodriguez: I think maybe you mischaracterized the Spotify Connect bridge. My understanding is it is provided by Spotify themselves and you meant to say there’s no specific deal or licensing required. This is confirmed by the previous post.
The question was:
I didn’t mischaracterized anything.
Perhaps you can clarify whether Spotify provides and maintains this code. As opposed to some rando tapping on a keyboard until something works.
That is not open-source.
If you are going to act that way I’m not going to help you.
This. BUT it looks like this whole thread is quickly going down the drain. @Jesus_Rodriguez I am not sure what is the background here but you seem quick to snap. I understand you might be very passionate about your product and work, I know I am about my work so I can relate… but snapping the way you are just does not speak well. I hope we are open to a good community discussion
This is what we are using:
“librespot is an open source client library for Spotify. It enables applications to use Spotify’s service, without using the official but closed-source libspotify. Additionally, it will provide extra features which are not available in the official library.”
Ok, my mistake. I thought you were using the Spotify-provided library…
I know you are trying to help…I was just being flippant or whatever you called me the other day:)
I’ll chat with Andrew and see what we can do to make it less confusing.
Don’t let the vortexcies surrounding the conversation discourage you.
I see. This can spark a good conversation. This is the unsupported Spotify library and for non-commercial use, How did you get around that? That’s a bold move
If as your website implies you are about to release some piece of hardware/software that might be in competition to Sonore Products do you think it might be ethical to say so before any attacks?