Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: The futReply-To:
Re: The futReply-To:
From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2003 02:29:02 +0100
Neon John wrote:
> Does M$ really charge a royalty for WMA in freeware products? Even in M$
> LunacyThink (TM) it's hard to imagine them limiting the distribution of the
> WMA format within the freeware world.
I don't know. I have hard time seeing them handing over their source code and saying "have fun, do whatever you want".
> I personally can't see wasting time on an inferior format like Ogg. Bitrate
> for bitrate, imnsho,it sound like crap even compared to MP3.
That's the first time I've ever heard anyone say that. I have quite the opposite impression myself, and it seems I am not alone:
> This looks like fabulous hardware. My offer is still open. I'll buy one for
> an established developer if that will speed the porting of RockBox.
I might take you up on that. :-)
-- BjörnReceived on 2003-12-20