I don't see the need to have a separate database for the iPods. I'd convert to ALAC and then to FLAC as previously suggested.
I use MediaMonkey for music database management, playing music when on the computer and converting and loading music to a variety of portable devices. My collection consists of mp3 and FLAC files and any new rips are done as FLAC (slowly replacing the mp3s). My wife and son have iPods and if they are not using iPeng and wish to play music from the device itself, then the iPod is connected to MediaMonkey via usb and it will convert (if required) and load the music to the iPod. One database for multiple devices. Don't use iTunes at all and use CopyTrans Manager (Freeware) for anything MediaMonkey cannot do.
Works very well for the family and myself. It can also play and manage any OGG, ALAC, AAC, MP4, M4A files you may have. MediaMonkey also offers database management for other multimedia i.e. video, however I use other programs for that.
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