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Re: amazonmp3



On Friday 12 June 2009 20:28:23 Konstantin Svist wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Friday 12 June 2009 14:57:07 Dave Cross wrote:
> >> 2009/6/12 Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at>:
> >>> Dave Cross wrote:
> >>>> Package amazonmp3 requires libboost_date_time.so.3
> >>>> Package amazonmp3 requires libboost_filesystem.so.3
> >>>> Package amazonmp3 requires libboost_iostreams.so.3
> >>>> Package amazonmp3 requires libboost_regex.so.3
> >>>> Package amazonmp3 requires libboost_signals.so.3
> >>>> Package amazonmp3 requires libboost_thread-mt.so.3
> >>>> Package amazonmp3 requires libcrypto.so.7
> >>>> Package amazonmp3 requires libssl.so.7
> >>>
> >>> The joys of proprietary software...
> >>>
> >>> Those are dependencies on the old Boost and OpenSSL. It needs to be
> >>> rebuilt for the new versions of both. And only they can do it because
> >>> it's proprietary.
> >>
> >> Yeah. I realise that. The reply I got from then said:
> >
> > <snip>
> > Is there any actual advantage in having this?  I've bought mp3s from
> > amazon (and sampled them first)  without using their player, so I didn't
> > bother.
> >
> > Anne
>
> I was fairly sure they require you to use their own application to
> download the mp3s you bought.
> How were you able to download them without it?

I can't recall exactly, but there were instructions on their web page, and I 
just followed them.  It was simple.  Probably the application is more 
reassuring about what's happening, more gui, I guess, but I simply followed 
their instructions and the tracks I bought appeared in my download folder.

Anne
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