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Subject: Re: special request ...
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2003-08-25

It's not gonna be too hard
It can be done most simply as a "plugin"
As for queuing files, the source code is fairly good here, if your need any
more help gimme a private shout and I will have a flick through and find it
for you.


Step 1 - design interface - LOL

At 14:28 25/08/03 -0400, you wrote:
>Ladies and Gentlemen,
>I am posing this question here because I don't want to muddy up the
>request list without some confidence that it fits into the regular scheme of
>I am a musician and want to use this mp3 player as an accompaniment device
>live performance. If I were just wanting to play mp3 tracks start to
>finish, I
>would not have to do anything. But what I want is:
>The ability to take a complete mp3 sound track and cut it up into logical
>pieces, such as intro,verse, chorus, bridge, ending, vamp, etc. Then I
>want the
>ability to have those parts shown in the player window and be able to choose
>the part that plays next (queue it up) by using the up/down arrow keys and
>pressing play to place the part in the queue. When the current part ends, the
>queued part plays.
>This doesn't seem to be a feature that even 5% of the RockBox users would
>to use. So ...
>Is it possible to split off thie effort into a new CVS thread so that it can
>share the majority of the code?
>Or is it possible to write an entirely separate application that runs under
>RockBox so that the user could switch back and forth between the two?
>Where would someone get enough information on the current software design of
>the mp3 playback thread to be able to write such a program?

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