[Beowulf] Survey on beowulf.org -- and a drawing for a video iPod

Brian D. Ropers-Huilman brian.ropers.huilman at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 11:09:05 EDT 2007


On 4/13/07, Robert G. Brown <rgb at phy.duke.edu> wrote:
> Of course if I win I'm stuck with the usual problem that AFAIK the ipod
> won't play oggs, mp3's are encumbered and a lawsuit waiting to happen,
> and apple's own format, while maybe not exactly closed, is not what my
> 40GB ogg music collection is in and I do NOT want to go back and rerip
> all of my CDs (since of course I am absolutely religious about not
> violating the DMCA -- or at least not by much -- and only rip within the
> confines of prior personal ownership and acceptable use).  So I'd rather
> have a 60 GB iRiver, actually, or something else linux/ogg
> friendly...;-)

If I win, I'll be installing Rockbox [ http://www.rockbox.org/ ]   :)

<me> Whose OGG collection is only 15 GiB </me>

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