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Subject: Re: New Ipod 4th gen

Re: New Ipod 4th gen

From: Antony Stone <Antony.Stone_at_rockbox.open.source.it>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 22:35:32 +0100

On Friday 12 September 2008 18:52, Paul Louden wrote:

> Sarai D. Bucciarelli wrote:
> > Yes, that isn't the point. The point is if Apple has done this, then I
> > bet they are aware of RB, further more, I wanted to let the developers
> > know this so if one gets a 4th gen player, maybe they can gleem something
> > from the new firmware.
>
> You could've mentioned either of these facts in your email. Instead you
> mentioned that the new version of iTunes works with Windows Eyes which
> doesn't even have either of those tenuous connections to Rockbox.

On Friday 12 September 2008 05:45, Paul Louden wrote:

> The placebo effect doesn't have to be subtle. There are people who've
> claimed very distinct differences and found it not to be true later.
>
> One thing, I'd check, though is to be sure there's no DSP going on in
> either firmware. You may have a setting set that you're not aware of.

That doesn't exactly qualify as "discussing Rockbox support" either, I think,
and yet there are people on this list who are appreciative of the discussion
and your contribution to it.

I've never quite understood why this list seems to be so aggressively against
discussions on related topics of interest to Rockbox users, even if they're
not directly "Rockbox questions or answers" - I think the whole place could
be so much more friendly if people weren't jumped on for voluntarily
providing information likely to be of benefit to a significant proportion of
the list subscribers.

Oh, and for my Rockbox question in this posting to the list, how should I
submit feature requests now that the tracker for these appears to have
disappeared?

Thanks,

Antony.

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