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Subject: RE: Why not iPod?

RE: Why not iPod?

From: Hamish Mackenzie <>
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2005 11:33:24 +0400

Hi Sarah

Before you start jumping up and down remember that the iPod has a
distinct lack of buttons as compared to the other players and has those
nasty panels you just drag your finger over to fast forward etc. I am
blind and remember fiddling about with one and there is no way known to
man, or woman to avoid any sexist comments, that I would want to own
one. Also I am currently using the iriver H340 fairly successfully
without speech but cant wait for rockbox



-----Original Message-----
From: []
On Behalf Of Jonas H.
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 10:51 PM
To: Rockbox
Subject: Re: Why not iPod?

On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 01:31:21PM -0500, Sarai wrote:
> 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!

If Rockbox were to run on iPods, it wouldn't need iTunes. You'd simply
use it as a drive, just like Archos devices are used now.

Jonas H
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Received on 2005-09-25

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