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Subject: Re: 80 GB IPod

Re: 80 GB IPod

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 16:29:05 -0500

Until people actually *have* some of these players to take apart and compare
internally, it'll be a little difficult to know what the significant
differences are.

On 9/12/06, Sarai <> wrote:
> Hey Michael:
> I wasn't trying to appear insensitive to our wonderful developers. I'm a
> blind user, so am more than grateful for all of their hard work. Wasn't
> sure if there were any major platform differences, especially sense it
> was a video Ipod.
> Sarai D. Bucciarelli
> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> On Behalf Of Michael DiFebbo
> Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 3:55 PM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: 80 GB IPod
> Sarai wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > Will Rockbox work on the new 80 GB Ipod?
> >
> I am always amazed at how quickly Rockbox development can proceed at
> times. However, considering that this product was announced just hours
> ago and is not yet on the market, surely it is asking too much even of
> the talented developers of Rockbox to have support for it before it even
> becomes available to the public.
> The CNET write-up that you attached indicates that there have been some
> changes from the existing iPod, such as increased battery life, a
> brighter screen, and gapless playback. (Sadly, but not surprisingly,
> Mr. Kim neglects to mention that gapless playback is already available
> on the iPod and other platforms with Rockbox.) So, it is probably safe
> to assume that Rockbox will not work on the new iPod immediately, but
> that it will take some effort to adopt. I'm sure that will happen at
> some point, probably sooner rather than later, but it's difficult to
> tell what will be involved before the player itself is even available.
> Michael E. DiFebbo
> _________________________________________
Received on 2006-09-12

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