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Subject: Re[2]: [ rockbox-Bugs-716839 ] Delay when ff/rew
From: Eric Linenberg (
Date: 2003-04-08

I agree here. Usually if you press forward quickly on a CD player,
then it will not even attempt to play the tracks you "skip"


AS> Björn Stenberg wrote:

>> Yes. Technically, there are two things that kill track skipping speed:
>> 1) Bit swapping.
>> 2) ID3 tags.

AS> I understand that skipping to the next track takes some time. But when I
AS> want to skip from track 1 to track 4, why is it necessary to bitswap
AS> track 2 & 3 and read the id3 tags in them?
AS> At the moment, if I press the forward button three times at track 1, the
AS> id3 tags of track 2 and 3 are displayed for a short time before track 4
AS> starts.

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