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Subject: Re: Neuros: Not ready for prime time

Re: Neuros: Not ready for prime time

From: ajf <>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 09:38:36 -0400

There are some of us old enough to remember when a "hack" was a seat of the
pants improvement on an existing piece of code, and the term "hacker" was
one of self-effacing pride.

I'd like to suggest that we give these guys from Neuros the benefit of the
doubt. In response to a first contact from us that could only be described
as 'hostile' and 'demanding' they have not chosen to blow us off, but have
attempted to engage in a dialog.

Linus Nielsen Feltzing writes:

> Rob wrote:
>> Take it as a compliment!
> Hehe, maybe I should. Still, when I read that sentence, I feel that it
> implies that Rockbox is a "hacked" version of the Archos firmware, i.e
> Rockbox is based upon code "hacked" or stolen from the original firmware.
> I find that offending.
> Linus
Received on 2003-09-25

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