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Subject: Re: What has happened with our beloved RomBox? (binary size on Archos targets)

Re: What has happened with our beloved RomBox? (binary size on Archos targets)

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_rockbox.org>
Date: 2006-02-14

On Tue, 14 Feb 2006, [IDC]Dragon wrote:

>> Back in those days there were many developers with Archos as their main
>> target. Nowadays very few developers have that. It is up to each and every
>> one to contribute, and one way to contribute is to adjust and adapt changes
>> for the specific targets.
>
> Tss, tss, forgetting your roots so fast?

I haven't forgot. All of us Rockbox oldies come from an Archos background, but
not as many are still using the Archos players as their primary players.

> Rockbox is now lately a multi-platform project, which adds a lot of
> responsibility to all of us.

Indeed.

> I'd find it most frustrating to optimize a feature behind somebody, than
> taking constraints considerations into the architecture firstplace. Like
> with PC coding: If something runs sufficiently on my multi-mega developer
> machine, it may still cause frustrations for the people out there with
> weaker platforms.
>
> I just tried to advertize more awareness. The Archoses are not thrown away.

Awareness is good.

-- 
  Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/
Received on Tue Feb 14 18:37:25 2006

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