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Subject: RE: Rockbox 2.5.1 for Archos Machines Updated

RE: Rockbox 2.5.1 for Archos Machines Updated

From: <>
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 21:34:59 -0800

I agree with Paul, and as well I think '2.5.1' is misleading. Version numbers should actually change as you release new versions... :)


-----Original Message-----
From: "Paul Louden" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: 1/4/2007 9:14 PM
Subject: Re: Rockbox 2.5.1 for Archos Machines Updated

I thought Rockbox 2.5.1 was meant to only be 2.5 with the improved power
handling on Recorders and a few other bug fixes. At this point it seems to
be becoming a custom build. Shouldn't you at this point be striving to get
these updates into CVS Rockbox, rather than forking off the 2.5 codebase

I may be missiong something, but it seems that if continued development is
going to happen on this unofficial build, rather than it being a single
static updated to 2.5, it should be treated as all the other unofficial
builds rather than being hosted on the wiki in such a way.

On 1/4/07, Tom Cole <> wrote:
> I have just updated the Rockbox 2.5.1 download for Archos machines to
> include the following:
> Rapid exit from the Menus is provided by holding the F1 key.
> Battery level accuracy is improved during the first minute after
> booting.
> The Off key can be used to exit from the Quick Menus.
> The Status Bar layout has been improved.
> Fade on Stop/Pause has less dead time, is more snappy.
> Source code is provided. This is a requirement of the
> Rockbox GPL licence.
> Downloads are from the Rockbox Wiki site. See
> for further details.
Received on 2007-01-05

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