Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Archos plans to ship Rockbox with Jukebox Studio
Re: Archos plans to ship Rockbox with Jukebox Studio
From: Mike Payson <mpayson_at_dawgdayz.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 18:23:33 -0800
I wanted to second this statement. All to often, companies respond to this
sort of project with a cease & desist order (Sony did with the Aibo hackers,
for example). It's a rare company that actually gets that these projects help
their sales, not hurt them.
On Wednesday 11 December 2002 10:49 am, Bradley Alexander wrote:
> Also good to see a company view the work of a group of talented
> developers as an asset rather than as a threat...Not enough of this in
> this day and age...
> Again, excellent job. My hat's off to the entire development team.
> On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 09:16, Andrew McCallum wrote:
> > Glad everyone's work is getting recognized :) My jukebox wouldn't be
> > half as useable if it wasn't for rockbox.
> > ---
> > http://mentalfloss.ca
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se] On
> > Behalf Of Björn Stenberg
> > Sent: December 11, 2002 9:07 AM
> > To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se; rockbox-announce_at_cool.haxx.se;
> > archosjukebox6000_at_yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: Archos plans to ship Rockbox with Jukebox Studio
> > Hi.
> > An interesting development: Archos Product Management have asked for
> > permission to include Rockbox on the Support CD shipped with all their
> > Jukebox Studios.
> > I have granted them permission to do this. The GPL license actually
> > allows anyone to distribute Rockbox, but asking first is a nice gesture.
-- Mike Payson | DawgDayz Dog Walking & Pet Sitting (206) 280-7295 | www.dawgdayz.com | mpayson_at_dawgdayz.comReceived on 2002-12-12