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Subject: Re: iriver Recommandation

Re: iriver Recommandation

From: Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
Date: 2005-12-21

(smile)

Guess I didn't eat my wheaties eh? I thank you for your comments but they
were not necessary. Your a bumble and gracious person.

Cheers...rocker

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bluechip" <csbluechip@gmail.com>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2005 9:50 AM
Subject: Re: iriver Recommandation

Oops. No offence was intended. I was merely trying to help suggest a way
to make things easier, and being playful in my description by attributing a
personality to the inanimate object involved. Hence lots of ":)"'s (well
two, anyway) ;)

>Dude! I've got a machine with multiple professional sound cards, Total
>recorder Pro and 3 raptor hard drives in a RAID array. processing time is
>not the issue. The issue is support for a bonified music file. That's it.
>If nobody wants to implement it that's fine by me...rocker
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Bluechip" <csbluechip@gmail.com>
>To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2005 7:16 PM
>Subject: Re: iriver Recommandation
>
>
>If encrypted audio is a majot problem, grab an old p2 stick it in the
>corner of the room and throw files at it :) Maybe an hour or two to set
>up, but as a one-off time-cost, in future you just say "oi, computer on the
>network, fix this file" and the following evening you come home to a file
>you can actually use ...during that day listen to the 20 hours it
>transcoded the previous night :)
>
> > >Since the crippling is so easy to work around anyway, I don't see the
> > >problem for our players.
> >
> >Yeh?
> >
> >Please tell me how to get around your crudely named "crippled music"?
> >
> >As far as I know the only way to beat WMA/DRM is to record the file into
> >MP3. When you are talking about a 20 hour audio book to me that's not my
> >definition of easy.
> >
> >rockerrrRRRR!
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Bluechip" <csbluechip@gmail.com>
> >To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> >Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2005 6:41 PM
> >Subject: Re: iriver Recommandation
> >
> >
> >Hm. Good point. Well made.
> >
> > >On Sun, 18 Dec 2005 08:34:39 -0700, Rocker <rocker@shaw.ca> wrote:
> > >
> > > >Sure but it is also going to be used more and more by legal
> > > >downloads
> > > >for
> > > >copy protection so why not support it if it is possible?
> > >
> > >Because then you're caving to the b*stards! That "legal" downloads
> > >are going to be crippled is not a done deal. It saddens me greatly to
> > >see Apple succeeding as well as they have selling crippled music but
> > >that doesn't mean the end of the game. The opportunity is still there
> > >for a music service to offer un-crippled music.
> > >
> > >Since the crippling is so easy to work around anyway, I don't see the
> > >problem for our players. Getting people to use superior firmware that
> > >removes the crippling is the best thing that could happen for digital
> > >music.
> > >
> > >Instead of accommodating crippled music, I suggest not buying it at
> > >all. I know, preaching to deaf ears. Expediency is more important
> > >than principle these days.
> > >
> > >John
> > >---
> > >John De Armond
> > >See my website for my current email address
> > >http://www.johngsbbq.com
> > >Cleveland, Occupied TN
> > >A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo
> > >Emerson
Received on Wed Dec 21 03:05:16 2005


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