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Subject: Re: Resume on STOP behaviour
From: Björn Stenberg (
Date: 2003-11-14

Jason Williams wrote:
> One of the issues with the resume code the resume point is not written
> until the has been a write function to the disk (saves battery that way) to
> force a write and close down gracefully pause the playback the resume info
> gets written and device can be shut down, Just pressing off causes a hard
> shutdown and resume info may not get written.

The resume info is written very frequently to the RTC RAM on recorders, so this is not an issue there.

For players/studios, you are right that the resume position can be up to about two minutes wrong. It should, however, never completely forget to resume.


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