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Subject: Re: Pool to help develop power management on ipods
Re: Pool to help develop power management on ipods
I know I'd be ready, willing, and able to toss in a few bucks to this
as well. The question becomes what happens when we have one person who
gets to, let's say, 88% of original firmware, and then one person
comes along with 3% to push it across the line. Do we divvy it up by
percent? By duration of record held? Or is it winner-take-all?
This is not to say it's a bad idea -- quite the opposite -- just that
it is not a simple one.
On 3/21/07, Marc MERLIN <marc_rbox_at_merlins.org> wrote:
> So, I have an ipod video, and I love rockbox (I'm a user back to the
> original 6GB archos), but the lack of power management is indeed a problem
> for me.
> I'm not too sure if it's due to lack of developer time, or lack of hardware
> docs. Either way, if it helps, I'd like to wager $100 towards an effort to
> bring runtime within at least 90% of the original firmware (or whatever is
> deemed to be reasonably achievable if there is an unresolvable documentation
> If you think this has a chance to succeed, please accept my wager. If there
> is no current way to gather wagers like mine, I can look into some kind of
> online petition to get more wagers.
> "A mouse is a device used to point at the xterm you want to type in" - A.S.R.
> Microsoft is to operating systems & security ....
> .... what McDonalds is to gourmet cooking
> Home page: http://marc.merlins.org/
Received on 2007-03-22
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