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Subject: Re: Target classifications v2 ?

Re: Target classifications v2 ?

From: Rafaël Carré <rafael.carre_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 04:36:49 +0200

On Sun, 11 Oct 2009 20:28:15 -0500
Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Rafaël Carré wrote:
> > The "top-tier" category would include targets where the OF is not
> > needed at all anymore.
> >
> This is going to rule out some players forever (for example, we can
> never support DRM and possibly some proprietary audio or video
> formats).

I was thinking about DRM when writing this, but dismissed that because
rockbox doesn't aim to ever support DRM.

> Maybe instead we should have a list of requirements not based on the
> OF such as drivers for all hardware (or all hardware within a list of
> categories so that we can possibly exclude things like video out) and
> full Rockbox feature support.

To me it would mean anything but video DSP, DRM crypto units and dock
connector (for devices plugged to iPods), does that sound correct ?

-- 
Rafaël Carré

Received on 2009-10-12

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