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Subject: Re: Dissappearing Archos mod docs?

Re: Dissappearing Archos mod docs?

From: Grant Hardy <granthardy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-21

Where are they going? Well, I expect most people throw theirs out and
get Ipods. Personally, I'm happy with mine. There are plenty on eBay
though that you can buy. Examples...
http://cgi.ebay.ca/Archos-20GB-Jukebox-Recorder-20-MP3-Player-20-GB-data_W0QQitemZ9701613295QQcategoryZ114620QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
http://cgi.ebay.ca/Archos-Jukebox-Recorder-20GB-MP3-Player-USB-2-0-NR_W0QQitemZ9701227502QQcategoryZ114620QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

On 3/20/06, Neon John <jgd@johngsbbq.com> wrote:
> Funny you'd mention the 8mb mod. I was just sitting here thinking
> about doing that to one of my machines....
>
> Fortunately the Wayback Machine has already done that for this site.
>
> http://web.archive.org/web/20031210040719/http://waechter.wiz.at/~matthias/Rockbox/HW-Mod/8MB/
>
> But yes, I think it to be a grand idea to grab these pages and archive
> them in a common place. It would be a courtesy to the authors but not
> a requirement to ask permission, no more than the Wayback Machine or
> Google does.
>
> For your own use, if you're using FireFox, there is a nifty extension
> called Scrap Book that grabs designated pages for local storage. It
> is somewhat like the Web Stripper programs except that it works and is
> simple to use. I use it extensively.
>
> I wonder where all the Archos's are going if they are disappearing?
> I'd not mind buying a few more JBRs.
>
> John
>
> On Mon, 20 Mar 2006 19:44:40 -0600, "Jeff N" <jeffn@zombieworld.com>
> wrote:
>
> >
> >I noticed today that the link to Matthias Wächter 8MB RAM mod
> (http://waechter.wiz.at/~matthias/Rockbox/HW-Mod/8MB/) is no longer working.
> As time goes on and there are fewer and fewer Archos units out there, I'd
> imagine more of these external pages will disappear.
> >
> >I wonder if we should reach out to the authors of these pages and ask their
> permission to bring them into rockbox.org so they won't be lost.
> >Jeff
> >
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> ---
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>
Received on Tue Mar 21 05:29:25 2006


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