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Subject: Re: Audiobooks and shuffle.
From: Psyco Dedman (
Date: 2002-09-06

well something like this isn't really necessary for the users to create,
just a convenience for people who do rtfm...
and at least some of these types of things can be written by rockbox
once we have file writing support...

Robert Hak wrote:
> I guess my fear here is that we are talking about the posibility of asking
> users to do _alot_ of file creation on their main system. I dunno... I
> just think the software shouldn't account for users been lazy (for the
> most part)
> /Adi
> On Fri, 6 Sep 2002, Benoit Lubek wrote:
> I think it's a cool idea, for example put a file named .rockbox in a
> directory. This file could have the shuffle setting for this directory but
> also other settings like the loadable EQ, auto-volume, etc. applied only to
> this directory !
> BoD
>>My honest response to this is, no.
>>Remember to turn shuffle off. The code should not be responsible for
>>users forgetting to do things.
>>On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Chad wrote:
>>One of the guys at work came up with a good idea.
>>Turn off shuffle automaticly when playing files in a "Magic"
>>dir say one
>>named Books.
>>Since you never want to shuffle audio books and sometimes it
>>gets left on ;-)
>>Anybody think this is worth coding? hint hint

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