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Subject: RE: suggestion for the site
From: rinty (rinty_at_freeuk.com)
Date: 2004-10-01


Hi Karl, yes, the former is exactly what I'm thinking of. Then any of
us who look on ebay could email the listings to the site too. I'm sure
that enough of us trawl ebay and hopefully other sites, to find these
devices, that we could keep a pretty reasonable list going.

Rob

-----Original Message-----
From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se
[mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]On Behalf Of Rocker
Sent: 01 October 2004 04:58
To: Rockbox development
Subject: Re: suggestion for the site

Rock on dude!

----- Original Message -----
From: "karl 'the_angry_angel' southern"
<the_angry_angel_at_blueyonder.co.uk>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2004 4:30 PM
Subject: Re: suggestion for the site

rinty wrote:

>Hi all, could I make a suggestion for the site? earlier today there
>was someone selling some parts, (I didn't bother to read the message,
>as it wasn't something that directly interested me. I've now got the
>job of looking for a few!!! people, for the correct models, and I
>wondered if it would be either a practicable or good idea to have a
>for sale section on the web-site. We could publicize it, if it were
>possible to have an email address, when items become available on
>ebay, the details could be sent to the site, and so on. It would
help
>sellers, and buyers. There's someone selling a unit on ebay at the
>moment, with the RB software installed, so they clearly know about
the
>firmware replacement, but they're quite possibly not a member of the
>list, as I've not seen any ads for units on here recently. I'm not
>able to write HTML, but I'm happy to make some suggestions for the
>fields in the form.
>
>Cheers,
>
>Rob
>
>
We could easily throw something like this together, probably powering
it
by something like php, or asp.

In my understanding of this concept:
'when someone on the list is selling something we could provide a form
on the rockbox site where they can say when its going on, how long
for,
and a short description + a direct link. whilst its being sold on
ebay/trade-it/whatever it would appear on a list.'

Is this something you're thinking of? or are you looking at something
a
little more complex, .e.g. an application that automatically
trawls/searches ebay for archos jukebox products, and returns them?

--
Karl 'the_angry_angel' Southern
http://theangryangel.is-a-geek.com/

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