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Subject: Re: Archos Player taken out?

Re: Archos Player taken out?

From: Vladimir Pantelic <pan_at_nt.tu-darmstadt.de>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 14:37:36 +0200

Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
> [IDC]Dragon wrote:
>> Sniff... I don't like to drop a platform. What exacly is the
>> current/upcoming pain with it? The charcell ifdefs are already in.
>
> Yes, they are in, but we have to add new ifdefs for every new or changed
> feature. For example, if we change the settings menu to show the
> settings inline (http://www.rockbox.org/tracker/task/5833), it would be
> a lot easier to not have to support the player.
>
> Dropping the only charcell target would make it easier for us to make a
> more attractive UI in general for the bitmap targets without having
> duplicate code to support the charcell LCD.
>
> My concern is that 95% of the currently active developer community don't
> have players, and it has become a burden for all of us to adapt their

I have 5-10 players, does that make you change your mind? :-)

Vladimir
Received on 2006-08-22


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