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Subject: Re: Blind mode
From: Joaquim Carvalho (jdc_at_x64.com)
Date: 2003-02-07


On Fri, 2003-02-07 at 13:03, Björn Stenberg wrote:
> Joaquim Carvalho wrote:
> > Playing the entire disk should be possible without a playlist
>
> Haven't we been through this enough already? There are exactly ZERO diadvantages with using a playlist for whole-disk play. Yet there are some major disadvantages with *not* using a playlist:
>
> 1) Just finding all files on a disk takes several minutes. Why don't I think you would enjoy waiting for that?
>
> 2) The path information for my 40G disk is well over half a megabyte in size. Tat means at least 25% shorter battery life.

Why not just find the next file on the current folder and when the last
file has been played just go up one level and find the next file/folder
on that folder, enter it, get the first file and play it, etc.?
Joaquim



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