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authorRobert Hak <adiamas@rockbox.org>2002-05-08 23:31:12 +0000
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Minor rewording of questions 17/18
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@@ -124,23 +124,27 @@ A16. Firstly, we wouldn't start something like this if we didn't simply enjoy
being on the list does not mean it isn't a neat idea. Bring it to
the list.
-Q17. When do you think there is a version available for my Archos?
-A17. The developers have discussed this. There has been a variety of
+Q17. I don't see you mentioning ogg files on your list of ideas. What about
+ supporting those?
+A17. At the current time we belive this is not very likely (though
+ we are not completely closing out this possibility). The Micronas
+ chip (MAS3507) decoder in the archos does not natively support ogg
+ decoding and there is very little program space in the player to
+ implement it ourselves. The alternative would be to write a software
+ decoder as part of the RockBox firmware. However, as much as we love
+ our players, the computing power of the Archos (SH1 microcontroller) is
+ not fully sufficent for this need (Once again, this is not a definative
+ no. The world is full of brilliant people. We just aren't hunting
+ down all the ones not already involved with the project right this
+ instant).
+
+Q18. When do you think there is a version available for my Archos?
+A18. The developers have discussed this. There has been a variety of
dates bantered about. The truth is we don't really know, but a good
guestimate would be 1 to 3 months before we have full working source
- for the Archos. Following that, we figure it should only be a week or
- two before we finish porting Quake II to the platform. (Please see
- question 24 regarding this issue).
-
-Q18. I don't see you mentioning ogg files on your list of ideas. What about
- supporting those?
-A18. At the current time this is not considered a possible option. The
- Micronas chip MAS3507 decoder in the archos doesnt support ogg decoding
- and there is too little program space in the player to implement it
- ourselves. The alternative would be to write a software decoder as part
- of the RockBox firmware. However, as much as we love our players, the
- computing power of the Archos (SH1 microcontroller) is not sufficent for
- this need.
+ for the Archos (as of late April 2002). Following that, we figure it
+ should only be a week or two before we finish porting Quake II to the
+ platform. (Please see question 24 regarding this issue).
Q19. I tried one of your firmware files and now I can't access my harddisk!
When I turn on my jukebox, it says: