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Subject: Re: Any hope of Rockbox on the Ipod Classic?

Re: Any hope of Rockbox on the Ipod Classic?

From: Jerry Van Baren <gerald.vanbaren_at_ge.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2007 08:16:22 -0500

Andrew Hart wrote:
> Tyler Wood wrote:
>> I'm wrong. But how would rockbox know what song is playing if the
>> shuffle doesn't have a screen or anything?
>
> Rockbox doesn't need a screen to play music. It knows what it's doing.
> It's only the user who needs a screen so he/she can interact with the
> software. The same is true of the Shuffle. It knows what it's doing,
> it just doesn't tell the user visually. :-)

...and many Rockbox users cannot even *see* a screen, which is why they
like Rockbox so much: it works with them, telling them what is (or would
be) on the screen instead of isolating and ignoring them.

gvb
Received on 2007-12-24


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