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Subject: RE: rockbox "promotion"

RE: rockbox "promotion"

From: David Greenfield <>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 09:34:56 -0500

As a new jukebox FM recorder owner, I wish I had known about RockBox when I was shopping for an mp3 player--it would have been a real advantage to Archos!

The real issue, imho, is how to get the word out. I found RockBox after some serious searching through google and the yahoo groups. What can be done to make it easier for people to find RockBox?

I think Archos should consider shouldering some of the burden here as you've clearly improved on their systems. I'm *never* switching back!

But what can the interested parties of this mailing list do? Chat it up on Yahoo Groups? Is that the only place to find Archos users? Has anybody approached archos about collaboration?

-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Stenberg []
Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2003 4:10 AM
To: Rockbox
Subject: Re: rockbox "promotion"

On Tue, 27 May 2003 wrote:

> I think the rockbox user community could possibly grow significantly, if
> there would be better "promotion" on the rockbox website, i.e. it should be
> mentioned explicitly and in a better way, that rockbox is so easy to
> install,easy to remove and completly "safe" (ok, nearly). at least, some
> additional words about the fact that rockbox is just "harmless" and usually
> nothing goes wrong running it could be useful .....

I do believe I speak for most of us when I say that we appreciate your help
on this.

The web site is in CVS as well, and so far the site has been "designed" and
setup by pretty much the same guys who write Rockbox, and we are not
designers nor are we very good at targeting "end-users" in the documents and
information on the site.

So, while I agree with you, I'm just not capable of doing this improvement.

 Daniel Stenberg -- --
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