||Getting the Video out of Your New iPod--for Cheap!|
|Subject:||You are critical without reason|
The camcorders were never designed to also be headphone jacks - they did not take a stereo headset and work properly. The iPod has that requirement. The pinouts were not designed that way to make Apple "proprietary" - they were designed that way so as headphones would not be....
The information you supplied is valuable - to kick Apple in the ass for not doing anything wrong is lousy, however.