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Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox/Studio USB cables for $1
From: Minuk Choi (Choi.Minuk_at_verizon.net)
Date: 2003-09-28


... waitaminute....

    You mean to tell me that the USB cables for Archos... is a generic
cable? I thought the end that plugs into Archos was proprietary or
custom-made...

-Mark
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Holt" <amiga2k_at_cox.net>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, September 27, 2003 6:05 PM
Subject: RE: Archos Jukebox/Studio USB cables for $1

> On Sat, 27 Sep 2003 15:38:59 -0400, Fred Maxwell wrote:
> > Paul "Winkie" Robins politely wrote:
> >
> >
> >> If you are so hung up on being thanked for everything you do, thanks.
> >>
> >
> > What I'm "hung up on" is common courtesy. I participate in several
> > lists and on the other lists it is customary to thank people when they
> > try to provide a handy tip (e.g., from the Exact Audio Copy list:
> > "Thanks, this little trick is worth knowing.").
> >
> > I'd rather not have any more "heartfelt" thanks in this thread, but it
> > would be a pleasant change to see people say "thanks" more often in the
> > future.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Fred Maxwell
>
> This is silly. If you had gotten multiple heartfelt "thanks" for an
> unsolicited and, by your admission, off-topic tip, I would have fainted.
>
> Check the archives, about once every other month someone moans about the
> cost of the OEM cable and several links to reasonably prices cables are
> posted. Never seen more than the occasional single "thanks" when a link
> was requested, and I'm not sure why anyone would be expected to thank you
> for a link to something they don't need.
>
> I'm glad you have other "kinder gentler" lists to read, because this is a
> list filled with geeks and hackers and the discussion is decidedly more
> likely to go off into specifications/protocols/potential hacks than an
> orgy of gratitude. (for which your request was a first in my long and
> varied ML experience)
>
> Chris
>
>



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