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Subject: RE: thanks, and some other questions and comments.
RE: thanks, and some other questions and comments.
You have misunderstood - the discussion was about how to install the
developers kit on a PC - not how to install Rockbox on a player. I
can see how this mistake was easy to make, not least of all that we
should really be discussing techie-programmer things on the techie
newsgroup rather than here ;)
At 23:41 11/06/2007, you wrote:
>I am very confident in terms of installing and using Rockbox, but I
>understand that the majority of people who aren't are the visually impaired
>users of Rockbox. Also, even those who are not blind will probably only use
>the installer if they're "beginning" Rockbox users. In other words, many
>people will happily continue to visit the Daily Builds page and simply unzip
>the appropriate file to their player.
>With this in mind, I would suggest that a custom tree view and a decorative
>interface for the installer is getting a bit overkill, assuming that it will
>merely be used to install Rockbox and then forgotten.
>I would have imagined a nice, simple dialog with maybe two buttons: Install
>Rockbox; View the Manual. When either of these buttons were pushed a dialog
>could open where you could pick your device from a combo box, check "Also
>install device's bootloader" (if applicable) then hit Go.
>No virus found in this outgoing message.
>Checked by AVG Free Edition.
>Version: 7.5.472 / Virus Database: 269.8.13/843 - Release Date: 10/06/2007
Received on 2007-06-12
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