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Subject: Re: question about changes to the content on the rockbox homepage

Re: question about changes to the content on the rockbox homepage

From: Alex Parker <>
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 19:46:52 +0200

alex wallis wrote:
>> Noone sold out... We merely came to a mututal agreement with the fine
>> people at Apple to discontinue support for all other targets and work
>> exclusivly on ipods and their upcoming devices... The great news here
>> (other than the wonderful cash bonus most of us will get :D ) is the
>> coming support for the entire ipod product range (including the
>> iphone!).. but we have to keep this hush for now...
> You say you have not sold us out? your dropping support for all other
> devices to concentrate exclusively on apple products, I think that is
> really narrowing the projects focus.
> I see this as a betrayal of the projects principles and selling us out.
> Your abandoning all other rockbox users.
> I hope someone sets up an alternative project to rockbox.
> I think the community should have been consulted on the hole idea of
> doing this.
> I think the way this has just been announced as a done deal is extremely
> under handed and I can't believe this has been allowed to happen, and i
> think the phrase cash bonus says it all.

I sincerely hope (and suspect you must be) in your turn joking, as if
not words fail me... I don't think I've ever seen anyone fall for
anything this obviously fake (especially on 1st April) this badly...
Received on 2009-04-01

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