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Subject: RE: is there a 'find' feature or search feature in 2.2?
From: Michael Elsdörfer (michael_at_elsdoerfer.net)
Date: 2004-03-20


> 1. How do you enter text? We have a keyboard routine, but as great as it
> is (and it IS great) it is quite a chore to use. Maybe you would accept
> this limitation.

That shouldn't be a big deal. There is already a search plugin, which solves
this IMHO quite nicely: http://www.mara-sign.dk/rune/

However, I think it is not compatible with the current rockbox version.

Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]
> On Behalf Of BlueChip
> Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2004 1:28 AM
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: Re: is there a 'find' feature or search feature in 2.2?
>
> At 00:10 20/03/04, you wrote:
> >I know I have a song on my archos.. but cant find it..
> >is there a search or find feature that I havent notice?
> >will this or could this be incorporated?
> >cj
>
> It would be simple enough to write a plugin to such an effect, but I
> believe a feature such as this would be troublesome in two respects:
>
> 1. How do you enter text? We have a keyboard routine, but as great as it
> is (and it IS great) it is quite a chore to use. Maybe you would accept
> this limitation.
>
> 2. It would require a LOT of disk reading which would eat the batteries
> alive! Again, perhaps you appreciate this already? You may be able to
> ease this by storing an index file somewhere (root?), but it would need to
> be updated every time you modified even one file.
>
> Given the unavoidable limitations, does it still sound like a good idea?
>
> BC
>
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