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Subject: Re: WPS Feature requests
From: Abdul-Khaliq Nathekar (abdul.nathekar_at_blueyonder.co.uk)
Date: 2003-04-16


Is there a feature in the current release where one can set a pre-set an
interval to split recordings into parts, rather having to press "next" every
so often? If not, what are the chances of this being incorporated?

Abdul

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kjell Ericson" <Kjell.Ericson_at_haxx.se>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 10:18 PM
Subject: Re: WPS Feature requests

> On Wed, 16 Apr 2003, Brent Geery wrote:
>
> > 3. A one character "cup" (on player) for the MPEG memory buffer. This
> > would work like the current "%pb" progress meter, but for the memory
> > buffer. OK, so I'm a geek, for wanting to monitor the buffer usage!
>
> Seems cool :-)
>
> I'm a old-lcd-player-owner, so I can't see those progress meters (and I
doubt
> people with songs containing non-us-character that we now support use this
> feature). (i.e. nice idea, but not done by me :-)
>
> > 6. "Alternating" WPS lines!
>
> I like that!
>
> I've made a test (some days ago) with making it possible to switch between
two
> WPS-statements every second. Looked like hell in the simulator (not so
> accurate timer I'm afraid), and I've not tried it in real hardware yet.
>
> I'm also into making it possible to scroll WPS-lines that contains updated
> information. We Player-owner really need that :-)
>
> > OK, that's it for the WPS requests. Any comments?
>
> Do you have any suggestion of WPS-line-syntax to accomplish what you want?
>
> Alternating lines that are scrolling is out of the question though (must
look
> silly and is internally "harder" to accomplish if we need to buffer lines
> like that). But some kind of switch depending on a timer should be
possible to
> do (and then the whole WPS-line can alter with that switch).
>
> I'm not promissing I will do it, but maybe give it a look or two.
>
> // Kjell



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