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Subject: RE: new thread about remote control with display
From: Andreas Stemmer (Andreas.Stemmer_at_web.de)
Date: 2002-10-09


Stuart Tedford wrote:

> I would suggest that the Archos sends out everything once a
> new song starts. The remote device could update its own time
> display if it has one. The Archos could even send out a
> "time sync" packet every 5 seconds or so if required. The
> remote can decide what it wants to display from this info.
> This way there is very little unnecessary comms overhead, and
> no polling.

What is "sends out everything"? The new song title, the WPS, the
playlist? I think this produces more useless communication than
polling only interesting data regularly (and therefore too often)



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