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Subject: Re: Praise + What does Archos think of this?

Re: Praise + What does Archos think of this?

From: lee donaghy <>
Date: Sat, 5 Apr 2003 21:32:18 +0100 (BST)

 --- "Eric Woudenberg, Editor"
<> wrote: > Dear Rockbox
> I couldn't find the "effusive-praise" mailing list,
> so I guess I'll
> just have to post it here:
> What an amazing job! My son downloaded v1.4 onto his
> AJBR last night
> and eagerly called me over to see it "Dad, check
> this out, it's
> incredible!". He was amazed -- everything was
> faster, better, and more
> bulletproof than the stock Archos code. And he has
> stopped his
> hankering for an iPOD. Good work gentlemen!
> I maintain and yesterday added hard
> disk recorders to the
> equipment tables because so many folks keep asking
> "How can I upload
> my homemade MD recordings to a PC?" and I get tired
> of apologizing
> that you can't do it with Minidisc because Sony
> doesn't see fit to
> allow their customers unfettered access to their own
> audio.
> Up until now I have been hesitant to recommend the
> AJBR because its
> user interface for making recordings was so awful.
> But I am delighted
> to see how far along this project is and that you
> have fixed (or are
> fixing) so many of the original devices problems. I
> am quite eager to
> try the automatic file naming in record mode -- this
> is probably the
> device's biggest stumbling block for people using it
> to record. Of
> course I have added a Rockbox link to the AJBR
> equipment entries in
> (See:
> Here is a question I could not find addressed in the
> FAQ: Has Archos
> been in contact with you at all? How do they view
> your work? (Can they
> possibly mind that someone has written software that
> makes their
> devices even more useful?). Have they asked about
> using any of your
> code or ideas?
> Again, my heartfelt thanks for your hard work!
> Sincerely,
> Eric Woudenberg

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