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Subject: Re: "R" prize
From: Neon John (
Date: 2004-07-15

On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 03:15:33 +0100, BlueChip <> wrote:

>Although I think that this is a great place to find talent, I'm not sure if
>it's the place to discuss the technical details.
>Perhaps someone would like to start a yahoo group (or whatever) for a
>discussion of this nature?

Please don't. I'd hate to see the RockBox developer community splinter.

>Much would be platform dependant, but the general structure almost *must*
>be ignorant of that fact - so I might also consider getting a tech spec
>together and forget the platform until that is done?
>And althought I do not want to question the cya nature of the rules, which
>I understand to be necessary. I do wonder how likely it is that those
>guidelines could be fully appreciated without room for doubt, debate or
>differences of understanding.
>For example, I possess the skill-set required to achieve such, but could
>not offer things like server space for cvs etc. it becomes a team
>exercise, and I'm in for a meal out in exchange for 6months/1year of my
>free time which level this has to be for the love of it, not for money.
>Sounds like fun though - money or no.

My approach is exactly like the X prize. I don't care how you do it as long
as you get it done like I want. Like I said in my initial post, the prize is
won when I run Rockbox on the new hardware.

yep, should be fun. I just wish I wasn't so rusty at programming and had the
time to participate on that level.


John De Armond
Cleveland, Occupied TN

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