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Subject: Re: Archoc usage poll for patch
From: David McIntyre (
Date: 2003-12-17

My audio books are ID3 tagged with title, author, sometimes chapter (if

On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 05:53:41PM -0500, TP Diffenbach wrote:
> > Often. I mainly use mine for audio books.
> Do your audio book mp3 files have ID3 data? If so, which tags?
> Thanks.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: []On
> Behalf Of Neon John
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 4:36 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: Archoc usage poll for patch
> On Tue, 16 Dec 2003 04:55:45 -0500, "TP Diffenbach" <>
> wrote:
> >For a patch I'm working on, I'd like to know how you use you Archos.
> >
> >Specifically, how often do you
> > a) remove tracks from the Archos; how many have been removed in the last
> >two weeks?
> Often. I mainly use mine for audio books. Probably 2 a week. Probably 50
> files each. I now have to ROLO the archos code to do a directory delete,
> either that or hook to the laptop. I'd love to have Rockbox be able to do
> recursive deletes like the original code. But please, pretty please don't
> buffer keystrokes while the delete is in process!!!!!! Archos does and that
> can lead to major wipes.
> > b) add tracks to the Archos; how many have been added in the last two
> >weeks?
> Similarly, probably 100 files a week.
> > c) what proportion of tracks have been on your Archos for over a month?
> A little less than half. My music, which comprises about half the data, is
> normally pretty static. I blew some off to load Christmas music and will
> blow
> it back in a couple of weeks. Otherwise the churn is in the audio book
> files.
> John
> ---
> John De Armond
> Cleveland, Occupied TN

David McIntyre
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