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Subject: Re: what do you think about : Playlist = Folder
From: Joseph Jones (
Date: 2004-01-13

Wolf_Bulk_Mail wrote:

>I think that is a good idea but I'd also suggest that folders be treated
>slightly differently, as well. What I suggest is that if you "play" a
>folder, it should queue up all the songs in that folder (and perhaps
>even subfolders) and play them. However, if you click RIGHT on a
>folder, it drills you down into its contents.
>This way, users (like me) wouldn't be forced to create playlists when
>they have a pretty thorough directory structure and simply want to play
>at the folder level (by genra, album, etc.). This would still allow
>navigation as well as playing. Plus, the key layout is consistent with
>the below suggestion for playlists, as well.
>Just a thought...
>- Eric
>PS: I think there is an outstanding Rockbox feature request for this
>but I don't see anything stating it has been worked on at all.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: [] On
>Behalf Of Salokyn
>Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2004 6:52 AM
>Subject: what do you think about : Playlist = Folder
>I think it could be a good idea to open m3u files like folders so we can
>the files ordered as we wish.
>it could use PLAY button to play them like before, use RIGHT button to
>the playlist like a folder and use the LEFT one to get back to the
>where the playlist is.
>when OFF is hit while playing and "follow playlist" is set on YES, the
>browser should go back to the playlist contents instead of the MP3
>What do you think about that ?
You can do this anyway. Just start playing any song in the folder and it
queues everything up.


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