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Subject: Re: Battery patch
From: Mike Holden (
Date: 2003-04-28

D.A.Vahlsing said:
> Sorry for not reacting on the battery patch discussion and proceeding
> with the coding/updating of the recorder version of that patch. I'm
> more than 100% busy these days, but Mike is doing a good job on what me
> should have done. Thanks Mike!!!
> My suggestions are:
> - always show battery static (graphic or text depending on setting) -
> flash battery when 'low batt' (no matter whether graphic or text) -
> flash the plug icon during charging, show it static when charger plugged
> This way everyone get's the information he/she wants to see. I think
> this could be a resonable consensus (-; despite the fact that it suits
> my personal preferences ;-)
> - clipping the batt level to something below 100% during charging should
> prevent "the ignorant/uninformed/whatever user" (I'm not offending
> here!) from removing the charger to early.
> So this shoudn't be a problem any more.

I think this is a very precise summary of where the discussions have taken
us! I hope to have another version out within a day or so, which hopefully
will be the final one.

There is a current bug in that the runtime value on the usb screen doesn't

Mike Holden

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