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Subject: Re: iriver T family of PlaysForSure-verified flash-memory music devices

Re: iriver T family of PlaysForSure-verified flash-memory music devices

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: 2005-08-11

dave@beermex.com wrote:
> I wouldn't have personally considered the production of schematics as
> reverse engineering. I'd have thought of reverse engineering as 'how/why
> does this work' not 'what does it look like'.

There's a really fine line between those two, if you ask me. :-)

> Whatever - I guess that's irrelevent - tracing any part of the original
> firmware using BDM would without doubt be reverse engineering (was this
> done?).

Nope.

> Doesn't matter, original point I agree with, which is that we
> would (unrealistically?) need to encourage people to buy new toys and
> sacrifice them, possibly permanently, for the greater good of rockbox.
>
> Or, encourage people who have already done so, to come forward :)

Exactly. Or donate money so we can do it. That's what made the iriver
port come true.

Linus
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