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Subject: Re: Archos plans to ship Rockbox with Jukebox Studio
From: George Styles (george_at_ripnet.co.uk)
Date: 2002-12-12


Maybe Archos can use those people to answer customer support calls :)

g

----- Original Message -----
From: "langhaarrocker" <phil_at_x-phobie.de>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 10:36 AM
Subject: Re: Archos plans to ship Rockbox with Jukebox Studio

> On Wed, 11 Dec 2002 10:31:18 -0800 (PST), E Doc <doc6502_at_yahoo.com>
> wrote:
>
> >Archos also may have a long-term strategy in mind. It's expensive doing
R&D
> >for different OS-es for several products. Been there, done that. If
Rockbox
> >gains widespread user acceptance, then Archos may put their own OS
development
> >efforts into "fix bugs only" mode.
>
> That's something that bothers me slighly. Imagine Jukeboxes were
> shipped with Rockbox. Will the programmers of the original firmware be
> sacked? Why should Archos pay them? They can sell Jukboxes anyway.
> Might Rockbox destroy jobs? Does Rockbox endanger the future of little
> sweet innocent programmers children?
>
> Phil
>
>
>



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