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Subject: Re: Rockbox FAQ for the blind

Re: Rockbox FAQ for the blind

From: Brian Wolven <brian.wolven_at_verizon.net>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 13:26:52 -0400

Fred Maxwell wrote:
> BlueChip wrote:
>
>> I never realised Franklin was illiterate.
>
>
> Franklin, Webster, and others who attempted to reform English spelling
> were not "illiterate." Many of them recognized that it was absurd to
> spell a work "checque" when it was not pronounced CHEK-cue. They knew
> that it made no sense to add a silent letter "u" to words like color,
> and honor.
>
> You act as if any change to the language is horrific, yet your use of
> English bears little resemblence to the English written by William
> Shakespeare.

Shall I compare rockbox to an Archos firmware?
Rockbox art more lovely and more temperate.

> If you want to speak a language which never evolves, might I suggest Latin?

I thought you were going to say FORTRAN for a minute there...

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