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Subject: Re: is there a 'find' feature or search feature in 2.2?
From: Rune Wiinberg (colourless_at_stud.ku.dk)
Date: 2004-03-20


Hallo,

I'm the author of this plugin.
I could easily build a version which is compatible with to the current API.

It would however be much better if someone with CVS write access would apply my patch (879756).

Best Regards
Rune

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Elsdörfer" <michael_at_elsdoerfer.net>
To: "'Rockbox development'" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2004 11:11 AM
Subject: RE: is there a 'find' feature or search feature in 2.2?

> > 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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