[s1mp3-dev] Actions Involvement - or complete lack thereof
csbluechip at gmail.com
Wed Jun 7 03:56:51 CDT 2006
At 21:12 06/06/2006, you wrote:
>(I just read the irc conversation too btw,
>unfortunately I came too late to chime in there)
>I completely agree with you. We've been waiting
>long enough, I say we don't ask any more
>questions unless we get something from them
>first. They should be able to hand over the ice
>docs without too much trouble, I'd think...
>In case they ask why you're this suspicious,
>perhaps it's an idea to state that 'some people
>in the development team' refuse to do something
>unless they are 100% sure the guy you're talking
>to really is from Actions? You wouln't be lying,
>btw, I am starting to find that idea more believable by the minute :/
>I really hope that's not the case, btw, I don't
>think that we've got enough people knowledgable
>enough in the reverse-engineering-field in the
>team to figure out the hardware interface by
>ourself... especially the DSP is a huge black
>box with almost nothing known about it.
Don't be so sure on that last one ;)
>On Tue, 6 Jun 2006, Bluechip wrote:
>>Just too keep you updated. I have today
>>received an email from Actions. Although we
>>should have been receiving the documentation
>>this week, our contact is "going to be out of
>>contact for two days" and "an engineer from
>>Actions's CS department will contact [us] soon."
>>So it looks like they have just bought
>>themselves _another_ week. (Have I stopped looking surprised yet?)
>>We/I have also been told that "There gonna be
>>many questions waiting, so be well
>>prepared£º£©" ...which I guess translates to
>>"the guy in the CS dept will be giving you nothing but more questions."
>>I seek the advice of my peers: We have already
>>spent much time specifiying their next firmware
>>platform and received nothing but a series of
>>broken promises and a bulk-load of
>>procrastination in return. I have, any number
>>of times, asked for "a show of good will" on
>>their behalf, but that normally just makes my contact go offline.
>>I am now 81% sure that we are being 'taken for
>>a for a ride'. It is my intention to refuse to
>>help them any more until we get something back
>>in return ...after all THEY approached US, and
>>now WE are on all fours begging for scraps.
>>Members here have until I am contacted next to
>>convince me otherwise, or remove me from the post of liason.
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