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Subject: Re: Re[2]: cvs: apps playlist.c,1.37,1.38
From: Jeff Waltzer (jeffwaltzer_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 2002-08-20


   Why not make an "advanced" sub section and put the more obscure options
there? I think most people who are facing "option overload" know to avoid
"advanced" options if they are not ready for them.

--- Uwe Freese <mail_at_uwe-freese.de> wrote:
> Hello Daniel,
>
> Daniel Stenberg wrote on Monday, August 19, 2002, 3:43:18 PM:
>
> DS> I fear an option-overload if we don't make some sacrifices, that's
> DS> why I chose to sacrifice this. But certainly, if there's a demand
> DS> for an config option, we'll have an another config option!
>
> It would be nice if I could set this option, thanks.
>
> I don't think that more options make the menu too complex, one can
> arrange the menu items in logical submenus later so that the menu
> remains usable. But limitations in RTC (size) for example could
> generally be a problem.
>
> If some day there are too many options: One could separate the options
> that a user usually doesn't change when using RockBox and depend on
> the users opinion and make them configurable in a Makefile before
> compiling. The "1st file to play in shuffle mode" is one of these. So
> the menu is not overloaded and the people (like me) that want some
> "non-standard" behaviour can set this in a file and recompile it
> themselves.
>
> Bye, Uwe.
>

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