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Subject: Re: Rockbox 2.5.1 for Archos Machines Updated

Re: Rockbox 2.5.1 for Archos Machines Updated

From: Tom Cole <tcole_at_xtra.co.nz>
Date: Sun, 07 Jan 2007 16:05:28 +1300

On Sat, 6 Jan 2007 19:22:11 -0600, "Paul Louden" <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com>
wrote:

>Notice my VERY first post regarding this issue in which I said:
>
>"I may be missiong something, but it seems that if continued development is
>going to happen on this unofficial build, rather than it being a single
>static updated to 2.5, it should be treated as all the other unofficial
>builds rather than being hosted on the wiki in such a way"
>
>Isn't this exactly what you just said would've been enough? A polite
>suggestion that it should be moved off to conform with the way other
>unofficial builds are handled?

But you prefixed it with:
>I thought Rockbox 2.5.1 was meant to only be 2.5 with the improved power
>handling on Recorders and a few other bug fixes. At this point it seems to be
>becoming a custom build.

This indicated that there was a fundamental misunderstanding about the
purpose of the build, which I felt needed to be addressed. (ie it always
was a custom build).

And even in your self quote, above, there was the statement about
whether it could be updated or not. No one had ever told me that it
shouldn't be updated. A wiki entry which can't be updated? Contrary to
the spirit of wiki, I think.

These were the issues I was addressing.

However, let's not rehash the whole thing again.
Received on 2007-01-07


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