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Subject: Re: development questions

Re: development questions

From: Ray Lambert <listlizard_at_interthingy.net>
Date: 2005-01-15

Hi John,

>Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 02:49:09 -0500
>From: Neon John <johngd@bellsouth.net>
>
>Great going there, Ray.
>
>
Thanks!

>I have a Studio player that I'll loan you if you like. I'll even pay the
>shipping.
>
>
Thanks for the offer but I suspect it'll be easier, cheaper, and safer
(for the well-being of your unit) for me to send you build(s) and you
test them. Other than the key mappings, I'm not sure there's much I
would need to do anyway. According to Linus there's no real way to
create an icon, so there's nothing to do there. You could verify the
key mappings very quickly and easily.

Once I release the patch, I'll be happy to send a build to you, if you
like. Let me know.

>All I ask for is one little change to the code just for me. It could be a
>custom patch or you could add a switch to the config file to turn it on
>and off.
>
>I want a single key keyboard lock function like the original Archos
>software had. I want to be able to lock and unlock the keyboard with one
>hand. A long, say, 3 second push of the ON key would seem about right but
>I don't really care about.
>
>
That sounds like a good idea. I think I'd find that useful also. It
should be pretty easy to do, too. I think it should probably be in a
separate patch from the one I'm working on right now though. When I'm
done with A-B Repeat I'll give this some thought.

~ray

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