Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Why not iPod?
Re: Why not iPod?
From: Neon John <jgd_at_johngsbbq.com>
Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2005 11:16:08 -0400
On Sat, 24 Sep 2005 16:58:50 +0200, Arnaud <xcopy_at_club-internet.fr>
>oh no, not Ipod.
>It's a loosy and quite expensive MP3 player with only a good estetic
>feel but little features.
>I think Iriver players or newer Archos player or some others E.G.
>NeoSafa, Samsung, etc. are far far better than the Ipod for a cheaper
Pardon me but since you dipshits hijacked my thread, PLEASE TAKE THIS
IPOD BASHING AND APPLE SOFTWARE DISCUSSION ELSEWHERE. This list is
The reason the iPod RUNNING ROCKBOX at some point in the future is of
interest to me is that it is decent hardware that practically owns the
market now and therefore commands all the nifty accessories. Even if
the hardware were crappy, it still owns the market and therefore would
be an excellent host for RockBox. I'm interested in the nifty
accessories like the Bose amplified speakers that the iPod snaps into
and gets its power from, for example. Nothing like that available for
neither the Archos nor the iRiver.
So I repeat my question. In light of the iPod Linux work, are you
developers giving the iPod any consideration for a port? It would
seem to be a much more attractive platform than the Iriver which is
obsolete before the full RockBox even gets ported.
--- John De Armond See my website for my current email address http://www.johngsbbq.com Cleveland, Occupied TNReceived on 2005-09-24