Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: Why not iPod?
RE: Why not iPod?
From: Hamish Mackenzie <hamish_at_tamkeen.ae>
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2005 11:33:24 +0400
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
From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]
On Behalf Of Jonas H.
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 10:51 PM
Subject: Re: Why not iPod?
On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 01:31:21PM -0500, Sarai wrote:
> 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 rasher(at)rasher(dot)dk -- no .sig todayReceived on 2005-09-25