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Subject: RE: Firmware Feature Comparison Chart
From: Ed Wilson (
Date: 2002-12-05


time to first response from developers:

rockbox : 2 hrs max
archos : never

-----Original Message-----
From: Stuart Tedford []
Sent: 05 December 2002 13:35
To: ''
Subject: RE: Firmware Feature Comparison Chart

I'd add something about disk caching and accessing. Rockbox has far fewer
(and shorter) disk accesses for any given playlist - which is better for
disk lifespan and damage limitation.

Oh and "Hight Resolution Volume Control" should it say "Height...."? - and
what is that anyway? :)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Stenberg []
> Sent: 05 December 2002 13:06
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Firmware Feature Comparison Chart
> I've run some threads in some user forums on the web first,
> and we've added
> quite a number of features to compare the two existing firmware
> implementations for Archos Jukeboxes.
> Feel free to mention missing features, point out mistakes or
> just throw out
> your opinions. I'm listening.
> The point of this particular page would be to:
> a) List features of Rockbox
> b) Show people why they might like Rockbox more than the
> original firmware
> Lots of people seem to look for both these kinds of information.
> --
> Daniel "Bagder" Stenberg --

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