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Subject: Re: Experimental new UI for the Recorder
From: Joaquim Carvalho (
Date: 2003-02-20

On Thu, 2003-02-20 at 08:37, Björn Stenberg wrote:
> Joaquim Carvalho wrote:
> > > > - More responsive keyboard
> > > What is the problem you are addressing with this change?
> > Rockbox (and Archos original firmware) misses keypresses.
> Well, yes, if the key is pressed less than 50ms. Is this really a problem? Increasing the poll rate any significant amount will have detrimental effects on overall performance.

Yes, it's a problem. Some people keep keys pressed for a while,
other press the keys for a short time. The original rockbox misses
many of my casual keypresses. If Linux did the same this emal wold ook
lke tis :)

Can't the keypad code be interrupt based?


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