Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: DAISY-Format in Rockbox?
Re: DAISY-Format in Rockbox?
From: Menachem Shapiro <menachem.shapiro_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2005 10:54:41 -0800
On 11/13/05, Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca> wrote:
> I want to point out that I am only trying to convert files that I have already paid
While I have never tried those instructions myself, they seem like
they should work.
If you try it, and it does work, could you let us know?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Neon John" <jgd_at_johngsbbq.com>
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Sunday, November 13, 2005 12:31 AM
> Subject: Re: DAISY-Format in Rockbox?
> > On Sat, 12 Nov 2005 22:02:36 +0000, Bluechip <csbluechip_at_gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>At 17:39 12/11/2005, you wrote:
> >>>On Sat, 12 Nov 2005 12:57:09 +0000, Bluechip <csbluechip_at_gmail.com>
> >>> >Try searching google for "unf?ck" ...I'll let you decide which vowel
> >>> >should
> >>> >be where the ? is
> >>>That one only worked on the early stuff, not the current DRM crap. I
> >>>have the utility and can make it available, in case it's hard to find.
> >>>No harm in giving it a try.
> >>I have a copy of the above util. Do you mean you have a copy of an
> >>util for new files?
> > No, just the unf*ck_wma utility. I've never had any reason to deal
> > with a DRM'd wma. Scratching old memory cells, as I recall, the first
> > version of wma had protection bits in each frame's header while the
> > DRM'd version is encrypted or something like that. I think that
> > unf*ck_wma simply reset the protection bits. Don't hold me to that,
> > cuz I could be brain-farting.
> >>>I refuse to buy anything with DRM but as I read about it, about the
> >>>quickest method of going from wma to mp3 is via the CDR route.
> >>Should that be "from protected wma to mp3" ?
> > Yeah. BTW, I've heard (but never tried) that Goldwave will go
> > directly from protected WMA to MP3 if the license bits are there so
> > that you can "legally" play the tune. Supposedly it uses the
> > microcrap codec interface; the DRM laying underneath that level.
> > John
> > ---
> > John De Armond
> > See my website for my current email address
> > http://www.johngsbbq.com
> > Cleveland, Occupied TN
Received on 2005-11-14