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Subject: Re: Rockbox FAQ for the blind
From: Brian Wolven (
Date: 2004-06-25

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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