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Subject: Re: Why not iPod?

Re: Why not iPod?

From: Neon John <>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 16:11:58 -0400

Why are y'all wasting bandwidth on the ROCKBOX list with this tripe?
If RockBox is ported to the iPod, neither Itunes nor anything else
apple peddles will be applicable.


On Fri, 23 Sep 2005 14:53:11 -0500, Chris Skarstad
<> wrote:

>Anapod explorer *is* accessible, i know this because I have it and use it
>whenever I transfer something to my shuffle. I like it *much* better than
>crappy iTunes!
>The only access issue that I can see with Anapod Explorer is that there is
>a slight focus issue when dealing with the list of songs you'vetransfered
>to your iPod. It's there, but you have to route your pc cursor to your
>JAWS cursor in order for it to work. so a script could fix that
>problem. But in any event that's neither here nore there and off topic
>here so let me get things back on track by saying that if a port of Rockbox
>will be made for the iPod, i will be one happy human being. and i know a
>lot of other blind and visually impaired folks will as well.
>At 02:43 PM 9/23/2005, you wrote:
>>Well that depends on who you talk to. I think the alternative program is
>>anapod? I know that AFB didn't find it accessible.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: []
>>On Behalf Of brian hartgen
>>Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 2:28 PM
>>To: Rockbox
>>Subject: Re: Why not iPod?
>>iTunes is accessible with jaws for windows right now.
>>Brian Hartgen
>>SKYPE: brianhartgen
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Sarai" <>
>>To: "'Rockbox'" <>
>>Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 7:31 PM
>>Subject: RE: Why not iPod?
>> > John,
>> > If you guys make it accessible i.e. it will speak, a lot of blind
>> > people will be happy, but you also have to make Itunes accessible as
>> > well, even though there is an alternative program out there to replace
>> > Itunes, its not that great. If you guys can make it work, I know a lot
>> > of blind people who will jump up and down. I just hope you do a better
>> > job than the programmers who made Tiger, the voice application for
>> > Apple. Its bad to say the least!
>> >
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From:
>> > []
>> > On Behalf Of Neon John
>> > Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 1:23 PM
>> > To:
>> > Subject: Why not iPod?
>> >
>> >
>> > OK, right off the bat, let me say that I despise Apple, Steve Jobs and
>> > most of what they stand for. Ahem.
>> >
>> > That said, is there any reason why the iPod isn't considered for a
>> > RockBox port? It would seem that with a port of Linux running on the
>> > thing, there should be enough info out there for a port.
>> >
>> > As I scan the racks of even Walmart and see all the nifty accessories
>> > that work only with an iPod, I have to admit that it would be a nice
>> > host for RockBox. I'd LOVE to have a set of amplified speakers into
>> > which my jukebox would simply snap, like those offered by several
>> > different companies for the iPod.
>> >
>> > I don't want to even appear to become an AppleDroid but OTOH, the
>> > hardware is nice...
>> >
>> > John
>> > ---
>> > John De Armond
>> > See my website for my current email address
>> > Cleveland, Occupied TN
>> >
John De Armond
See my website for my current email address
Cleveland, Occupied TN
Received on 2005-09-23

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