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Subject: Re: Dynamic Menus?
From: Brian King (brking_at_charter.net)
Date: 2003-05-14


This is essentially what the .rockbox browsing patch does. AFAIK, it
hasn't made it into cvs yet. I think I remember hearing Dan say he would
like it merged, but wanted to reduce the RAM useage a bit first. The
second part isn't implemented, but I did write a playlist only shuffle
mode patch which I use to more or less accomplish what you are asking for.

-Brian

George Styles wrote:
> Hi,
>
> A while ago there was discussion on this list about creating a special
> directory (or using .rockbox) which could contain playlists which would
> appear on the main menu.
>
> Did this ever happen? was it a patch, or did it make the CVS?
>
> What I REALLY want is to have the playlist of ALL files to be considered
> special. If we standardise on having a file called all.m3u (say) in
> .rockbox, which is a playlist of all files, we could have a single menu
> option "Shuffle All" - that would rock...
>
> of course, to not use this feature, you just would not have the file there.
>
> Maybe you can already do something similar in a different way, but I would
> love to be able to switch to shuffle all without taking the rockbox out of
> my pocket...
>
> As mentioned recently, all the developers hear is requests for new features
> / winges - so I would like to say that I am a happy Rockbox user who uses it
> every day and have never looked back to the original firmware since the
> early days :)
>
> cheers
>
> george
>
>



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