Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: need to pay royalties for using USB on a new hardware?
Re: need to pay royalties for using USB on a new hardware?
From: Antony Stone <Antony.Stone_at_rockbox.open.source.it>
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 09:37:19 +0100
On Friday 10 April 2009 08:48, Jorge Pinto aka Casainho wrote:
> Hello :-)
People are very familiar with using USB mass storage devices, every computer
> 2nd question: if we need to use USB, does we need to pay royalties for
I have no idea about this aspect of things.
> I think we will need USB for an easy way to flash the Rockbox bootloader
You could achieve this requirement by putting a specially-named file on an SD
However, USB is so much more convenient that I think it should be regarded as
Bear in mind that many flash-based MP3 players have an integrated USB plug,
Personally I would regard USB as the way to talk to the device, and SD as a
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