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Subject: Re: Descrambler for multimedia
From: Rocker (rocker_at_shaw.ca)
Date: 2004-01-09


On that topic, When my Archos FM dies (and we all know it will) what
manufacture should I be considering?

Food for thought!

Keith

----- Original Message -----
From: "Björn Stenberg" <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 2:39 AM
Subject: Re: Descrambler for multimedia

> perterm wrote:
> > You almost make me feel sorry that I bought a normal recorder again...
>
> Don't be. This just means we can now create loadable firmware files. But
we don't actually have any code.
>
> Remember it took nearly a year of hard work for Rockbox to mature enough
to be considered equal to or better than the Archos firmware on the mp3
players. I think it will take at least the same amount of time, probably
more, to get the much more complex (and much less documented) multimedia
devices to the same state.
>
> It all depends on who wants to do the work. Do not assume the same people
are willing do the same amount of work all over again. Some might be, some
might not. Also, Archos isn't the only game in town any more. Many of us
would prefer working with a more friendly manufacturer.
>
> --
> Björn



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