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Subject: Re: PortalPlayer USB for 3.2?

Re: PortalPlayer USB for 3.2?

From: David Hall <dmhall_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2009 10:00:39 -0400

Alex Parker wrote:
>> 3 - "Breaking" of iTunes support on iPods.
>>
>> We can be pedantic all we want and say "Rockbox never supported
>> iTunes, that was Apple's disk mode" and we would be correct. The fact
>> is, though, that for whatever percentage of the iPod userbase the
>> distinction between Rockbox USB and Apple Emergency Disk Mode is lost.
>> For these people I think the apparent loss of the three points I raise
>> above is inappropriate for a "release".
>
> I see the point, and if it is decided to go the mimicking OF USB
> extensions route great, but if that turns out not to happen for whatever
> reason then ultimately I don't think we should limit Rockbox in order to
> support an OF sync tool (albeit a very widely used one).
>

Which is why I made that point 3 of 3. ;)
Received on 2009-03-15


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