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Subject: RE: Shuffle playlists (sometimes)
From: Christian D (QInter_at_gmx.net)
> yes this would be nice !!!
> i think (4.) is a bit wierd.... and that (2 would be simpler (4.)
> but i don't like the idea of putting information next to a file when we
> put it INTO the file...
> i like the idea of (2.), like playlists with an extension .m3ur for
I wouldn't like a solution that puts the information in the .m3u file,
because I use zshuffle and id3browse for playlist creation and I suppose that the
information would be overwritten. I would prefer the .cfg file solution with
an optional default.cfg.
> > On Fri, 7 Mar 2003, Johan Vromans wrote:
> > > I have a number of playlists. Sometimes I want to play a
> > playlist straight,
> > > sometimes I want to play it shuffled. In general, I want straight play
> > > except for certain playlists. So I'm considering:
> > >
> > > 1. An additional shuffle setting: "once".
> > > The next Play command will shuffle, and reset it to "straight".
> > > 2. Mark a playlist that it should be played shuffled. A distinct
> > > extension, or some special data in the first line.
> > > 3. A keypress (or combination thereof) that will have the next Play
> > > command executed in shuffle mode.
> > There's this even more generic and in my view even better suggestion:
> > 4. Put a .cfg file next to the playlist using the same name (only
> > a different extension), and then when we load the playlist,
> > we check if
> > there is a particular .cfg for it and then use/load that one.
> > Regarding number three, toggling shuffle is easily done using the
> > quick-screen on F2 (for recorders).
> > --
> > Daniel Stenberg -- http://rockbox.haxx.se/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/
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