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Subject: RE: Release policy and coordination
RE: Release policy and coordination
I hope I'm not speaking out of turn here, I'm totally new to this open
source thing :)
I downloaded the Rockbox source because I have an iPod and would like to
be able to use the iTunesDB. I have a reasonable level of experience in
C and embedded devices so I thought I might have a look to see how
complex it would be to do.
Unfortunately most of the code I looked at had very little commenting. I
was a little surprised to find that even functions weren't documented as
to their purpose and none of the files even had a basic description of
Please don't take this the wrong way, but it doesn't really encourage
newcomers to the project when they come across masses of uncommented
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Malcolm Tyrrell
Sent: Tuesday, 30 May 2006 10:05 PM
To: Rockbox development
Subject: Re: Release policy and coordination
> (I must say the code lacks some comments, sometimes ;).
At the moment, I'm just looking round the sources trying to understand
Would it be useful for people like myself to submit "comment patches"?
As I look round the code, I could add comments when I work out what
something does, and submit a patch with my comments in them.
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Received on Tue May 30 15:06:28 2006
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