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Subject: RE: ignoring paths when playingg from playlists
From: for_spam_at_gmx.de
Date: 2003-01-09


This is good idea , man !
Put an configure option in the settings menu:
"mumble if playlist is broken/bad" - ON/OFF
default should be ON
:)))

regards
Roland

> Perhaps add the playlist path error-correction/guessing to it, but while
> doing so, have it bring up a note for a few seconds indicating that the
> playlist creation software is faulty, and Rockbox is attempting to
> cleverly
> guesstimate what it means, but you should really write to the program
> manufacturer and ask them to fix their software.
> It keeps the feature and convenience, and hopefully also helps direct some
> feedback and compliance requests to shoddy software manufacturers.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Hak [mailto:rhak_at_ramapo.edu]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2003 2:29 PM
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: Re: ignoring paths when playingg from playlists
>
>
>
> Not that I like taking things to the extreme (but), this is exactly
> how/why code that is broken/wrong manages to stay alive.
>
> Personally I'd rather just respond to each email/bug report that we get
> that states we have this bug, a canned response stating why the problem
> isn't ours.
>
> If they are taking the time to notify us, they should take the time to
> notify the company that build the originating software wrong.
>
> But Im an idealist,
>
> /adi
>
> On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Björn Stenberg wrote:
>
> Robert Hak wrote:
> > I think the more appropriate statement is that we will not change our
> > software to make up for shoddy (or down right wrong) other software.
>
> I agree, in principle. However refusing to support bad paths will just
> land
> us repeated bug reports and support headaches. "It works with the Archos
> firmware so it must be a bug in Rockbox".
>
> It's just a dozen lines of code or so. We might aswell add it.
>
> --
> Björn
>
>
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