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Subject: source archive problem

source archive problem

From: Arnaud <xcopy_at_club-internet.fr>
Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2007 15:06:15 +0100

Hello,

I can't manage to extract any of the recent build source archive.
rockbox*.tar.tar

ether with Winrar or with Universal Extractor.

bw. it says, .bz2 where the download link to a .tar.tar file.... ???

I need to find an updated english.lang file....

What have I done wrong?

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Arnaud de Bonald - Paris France - WeBlog http://www.echo-on.org
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----- Original Message ---------------

Subject: Re: Playback Speed/Pitch
   From: Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
   Date: Sat, 06 Jan 2007 05:57:25 -0700
     To: Rockbox <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>

>Dom wrote:
>It is NOT possible to change the playback speed without affecting the
>pitch (I.e. timestretching) at all. There is no 2% time stretching
>feature in Rockbox, so please stop talking about.
>
>***Why? Do you have a Headache? This is not the dev's list so why do you
>think anything related to rockbox should not be discussed? IN case you
>forgot: The delete key does exist so if you don't like a thread, use it!
>
>Rockbox is an open source project. It's not a product planned in any
>way to sell. If you like it feel free to donate some money to the
>project. So thinking about what would make it better selling is
>completely useless and of no interests to the Rockbox team.
>
>***Is that right huh? Do you speak for all the Devs? Sure the project is
>open source but I think the vast majority of the Devs are interested in new
>features that would place rockbox above the rest of the garbage firmware's
>that come stock with supported players. I'll bet that all the core Devs
>take pride in the product even though there not marketing it per say.
>
>rocker
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Dominik Riebeling" <dominik.riebeling_at_gmail.com>
>To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2007 1:54 AM
>Subject: Re: Playback Speed/Pitch
>
>
>On 1/6/07, Alexandre Enkerli <enkerli_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there any way to increase playback speed (without changing pitch) by
>> more
>> than 2%? If not, is it a hardware limitation?
>
>It is NOT possible to change the playback speed without affecting the
>pitch (i.e. timestretching) at all. There is no 2% time stretching
>feature in Rockbox, so please stop talking about.
>
>> podcasts and audiobooks a completely different experience. If it weren't
>> for
>> the 2% limitation, it'd be easy to sell Rockbox devices as the ideal
>> podcast-listening tool (what with bookmarking, etc.).
>
>Rockbox is an open source project. It's not a product planned in any
>way to sell. If you like it feel free to donate some money to the
>project. So thinking about what would make it better selling is
>completely useless and of no interests to the Rockbox team.
>
>There is not 2% limitation. The 2% thing is for beat matching and for
>that reason the 2% steps don't stick. It is NOT timestretching. It
>also has the "chipmunk" thing (which might be not that easy to hear at
>2%).
>
>> (Using a mid-December Rockbox build on an iRiver H120.)
>
>When reporting things please make sure to use a current build. Rockbox
>changes pretty fast (at least sometimes), so reporting against a one
>week old build may already be outdated because someone might already
>have implemented / fixed the issue.
>
>As for your question: real timestretching is a lot more cpu intensive
>than pitching (read: faster playback like Rockbox currently does) and
>nobody has implemented it yet. Feel free to work on it yourself and
>submit a patch. We have feature requests for time stretching (faster
>playback without changing the height of the music tones) and the
>opposite, changing the music tones without affecting the playback
>speed. I'm pretty sure a lot of people would love such a thing.
>
> - Dominik
Received on 2007-01-06


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