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Subject: RE: w.m.a

RE: w.m.a

From: VanBaren, Gerald (AGRE) <"VanBaren,>
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2004 13:14:32 -0600

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of lee donaghy
> Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 3:09 PM
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: Re: w.m.a
> --- BlueChip <> wrote: > At
> 17:16 04/06/04, you wrote:
> > >larry a écrit :
> > >
> > >>are there drivers to enable the archose to play
> > w.m.a. files?
> > >>_______________________________________________
> > >>
> > >The archos use a MP3 chip to encode/decode MP3,
> > there's no drivers
> >
> > The MP3 Chip is an MAS3587 which supports uploadable
> > drivers.
> >
> > BC
> >
> didn't someone get an email from the chip makers
> saying the MAS chip wasn't programmable.
> =====
> Lee Donaghy
> Great Yarmouth, UK

It is programmable, but the programming information is not available in a GPL-friendly form (you need to sign a non-disclosure). So there it has the ability to use uploaded drivers, but no drivers are available (that we can use). All statements are correct in their own little way. See Q&A #17


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