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Subject: RE: Bug with shuffle/insert playlist!
From: Tim Elliott (telliott_at_sigecom.net)
Date: 2004-07-17


Someone had written a patch a while ago to queue with the play button. I
stopped using it because it made playing playlists a pain since there was no
option just to play it. It was always "inserted", which could take a while
for long playlists.

Tim

-----Original Message-----
From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se] On
Behalf Of Gazel
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2004 10:14 PM
To: Rockbox development
Subject: Re: Bug with shuffle/insert playlist!

This remembers me what i told myself when recently using my archos in a
party... what a hell !

I explained the play/playlist functioning of rockboxx to another guy, so he
could enqueue tracks too (and
then i could dance more :o) )... This was quite hard to explain. He finally
understood my explanations,
but quickly did the manipulation mistakes i had guessed : clicking "play"
instead of "on-play" on a
track, thus deleting the current playlist, etc.

So this would be great to have a good way to use rockboxx for parties. Maybe
you already spoke about it,
i searched but did not found. I've not had time to really think of it, too,
would it be a special mode
with easy access to restricted functionality (e.g simple unique keypress to
enqueue a track to the
playlist while browsing), or the current menu settings a little revisited.
It would be cool at least to
have it in mind for discussions about UI. My 2 cents.

cheers

Gazel

From: "Mat Holton" <mathew.holton_at_surface-inspection.com>

> I also think the whole enqueing system
> is Rockbox's biggest downfalls. This became more apparent when I recently
demonstrated Rockbox
> to a friend who was considering buying a new MP3 player. He though it was
far too much hassle to enque
> a song, he ended up buying an iPod.

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