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Subject: Re: Quick Skip/Instant Replay Patch
From: Chris Holt (
Date: 2004-03-03

The question is, can you fix my new DVD player to do the same thing? :)

The "press for prev./next" and "hold for FF/RW" seems to be the choice of
UI designers everywhere these days. Argh.

While I applaud your efforts, and adore your bookmark work, I think I'm
going to stay away from this patch so I don't "ruin" myself for everything
else. (especially the stuff with firmware that cannot be changed)

Some devices do have a "study" mode though. I like having this option on
my iRiver iFP-395t. What do you think about making this a selectable
option? On the iRiver, the skip is adjustable from 1 to 60 seconds, with
0 as Off.

Just a thought


On Tue, 2 Mar 2004 22:23:55 -0800, Benjamin wrote:
> Since I installed Rockbox, one of the things that kept tripping me up
> was the use of LEFT/RIGHT to do both reverse/fast forward AND
> previous/next track. I kept skipping to the next track when I wanted
> to fast forward through a commercial on a show I recorded. I couldn't
> just jump ahead gracefully 30 seconds by pressing the RIGHT button just
> once. So I decided to hack it. I ended up with the following patch.


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