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Subject: Re: Bug with shuffle/insert playlist!
From: Gazel (Gazel_at_fr.st)
Date: 2004-07-18


great ! i will check this out. thx.

Gazel
----- Original Message -----
From: <Gajdos_at_metatem.net>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Sunday, July 18, 2004 2:04 PM
Subject: RE: Bug with shuffle/insert playlist!

> If you mean patch # 935682, where you can select the PLAY and RIGHT button
> behavior, it surely needs some more work, but you can easily just play a
> playlist by first stopping the one that's already playing first...
>
> I still use it myself and keep up-to-date firmwares at
> http://metatem.net/jg/rockbox/patch_935682/recorder/
>
> Have received plenty of ideas for improvement, so some day...
> In the meantime it works OK for parties.
> /JG
>
>
> On Sat, 17 Jul 2004 at 14:15, Tim Elliott wrote:
>
> > 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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