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Subject: Re: "Flipping" through playlist songs takes a while
From: Daniel Stenberg (
Date: 2003-08-06

On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, BlueChip wrote:

> If the dir contains many filenames which are l-o-n-g, the disk will spin
> down before you are able to read, fully, all the filenames on the screen.

Not if you slowly move down the list while reading the names, as the timeout
is set on every button press in the dir browser.

> I have not invented this problem to have something to talk about - it is
> real and it has annoyerd me on many occasions. Yes, if it gets that bad, I
> WILL patch the code myself. However, in the meantime, it would be sensible
> to simply accept that the problem DOES exist!

Yes, because you have the setting set too low. Up it a little and this is no

 Daniel Stenberg -- --

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