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Subject: Re: Writing plug-ins

Re: Writing plug-ins

From: Ronald Teune <>
Date: 2005-01-10

Hi Joe,

if you're looking for a simple plugin, you might take a look at the
Etch-A-Sketch plugin which I started (it's in the patches on sourceforge).
It shows some basic principles like opening and saving files, screen
drawing, button handling. I started it to learn C, too.
Dunno about the licensing stuff though (have not really an idea of what
it's all about; it just seems rockbox is neat, and I code a bit for it,
and don't care what kind of open source it is).
Oh, and be on the IRC channel and bug the people with questions you have.
I do that too :-)
And there's a plugin documentation in the cvs tree.

Good luck,


On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 14:28:50 +0000, Joseph Jones <>

> Is it possible to develop plug-ins that are not licensed under the
> GPL? I'm in the process of learning C and thought that as a first
> project I might have a go at a simple plug-in. It'll still be open
> source, just I might use BSD or some such.
> Joe
> _______________________________________________
Received on Mon Jan 10 15:54:08 2005

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