Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: iriver Recommandation
Re: iriver Recommandation
From: Bluechip <csbluechip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 01:41:20 +0000
Hm. Good point. Well made.
>On Sun, 18 Dec 2005 08:34:39 -0700, Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca> wrote:
> >Sure but it is also going to be used more and more by legal downloads for
> >copy protection so why not support it if it is possible?
>Because then you're caving to the b*stards! That "legal" downloads
>are going to be crippled is not a done deal. It saddens me greatly to
>see Apple succeeding as well as they have selling crippled music but
>that doesn't mean the end of the game. The opportunity is still there
>for a music service to offer un-crippled music.
>Since the crippling is so easy to work around anyway, I don't see the
>problem for our players. Getting people to use superior firmware that
>removes the crippling is the best thing that could happen for digital
>Instead of accommodating crippled music, I suggest not buying it at
>all. I know, preaching to deaf ears. Expediency is more important
>than principle these days.
>John De Armond
>See my website for my current email address
>Cleveland, Occupied TN
>A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Received on 2005-12-19