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Subject: Re: DAISY-Format in Rockbox?

Re: DAISY-Format in Rockbox?

From: Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
Date: 2005-11-14

Hi,
Thanks. I tried this and it appears that the DRM protocol has changed since
this method was discovered.

Well there's always total recorder right?

Cheers...rocker

----- Original Message -----
From: "Menachem Shapiro" <menachem.shapiro@gmail.com>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 11:54 AM
Subject: Re: DAISY-Format in Rockbox?

> B"H
> On 11/13/05, Rocker <rocker@shaw.ca> wrote:
>>
>> I want to point out that I am only trying to convert files that I have
>> already paid
>> for.
>
> http://uk.geocities.com/thetomcatslair/Entertainment/DRM/drm.html
>
> While I have never tried those instructions myself, they seem like
> they should work.
>
> If you try it, and it does work, could you let us know?
>
> Thanks,
> Menachem
>
>
>> Cheers...rocker
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Neon John" <jgd@johngsbbq.com>
>> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> Sent: Sunday, November 13, 2005 12:31 AM
>> Subject: Re: DAISY-Format in Rockbox?
>>
>>
>> > On Sat, 12 Nov 2005 22:02:36 +0000, Bluechip <csbluechip@gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> >>At 17:39 12/11/2005, you wrote:
>> >>>On Sat, 12 Nov 2005 12:57:09 +0000, Bluechip <csbluechip@gmail.com>
>> >>>wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> >Try searching google for "unf?ck" ...I'll let you decide which vowel
>> >>> >should
>> >>> >be where the ? is
>> >>>
>> >>>That one only worked on the early stuff, not the current DRM crap. I
>> >>>have the utility and can make it available, in case it's hard to find.
>> >>>No harm in giving it a try.
>> >>
>> >>I have a copy of the above util. Do you mean you have a copy of an
>> >>unnamed
>> >>util for new files?
>> >
>> > No, just the unf*ck_wma utility. I've never had any reason to deal
>> > with a DRM'd wma. Scratching old memory cells, as I recall, the first
>> > version of wma had protection bits in each frame's header while the
>> > DRM'd version is encrypted or something like that. I think that
>> > unf*ck_wma simply reset the protection bits. Don't hold me to that,
>> > cuz I could be brain-farting.
>> >
>> >>
>> >>>I refuse to buy anything with DRM but as I read about it, about the
>> >>>quickest method of going from wma to mp3 is via the CDR route.
>> >>
>> >>Should that be "from protected wma to mp3" ?
>> >
>> > Yeah. BTW, I've heard (but never tried) that Goldwave will go
>> > directly from protected WMA to MP3 if the license bits are there so
>> > that you can "legally" play the tune. Supposedly it uses the
>> > microcrap codec interface; the DRM laying underneath that level.
>> >
>> > John
>> > ---
>> > John De Armond
>> > See my website for my current email address
>> > http://www.johngsbbq.com
>> > Cleveland, Occupied TN
>> >
>>
>>
>
>
Received on Mon Nov 14 20:27:48 2005


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