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Subject: Re: Autoresume confuses me

Re: Autoresume confuses me

From: Jens Arnold <arnold-j_at_t-online.de>
Date: 2005-06-17

Hello Jonas

On 16.06.2005, you wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 12:21:57AM +0200, Andreas Stemmer
> wrote:
>> Daniel Stenberg wrpte:
>> > Am I the only one who thinks it's confusing that with
>> > Resume turned on ("Yes"), the player will resume
>> > unconditionally even if I weren't playing anything when I
>> > shut down?

>> We made it this way since otherwise it was too easy to make
>> a mistake.

>> Before, you had to shut down while actually playing a song,
>> but if you accidentally pressed stop first that stopped the
>> music and _then_ shut it down, it wouldn't resume...

>> Well, ideally (IMHO) the jukebox should have the exact state
>> after restart as it had when shutting down. So when you press
>> stop accidentally and then shut it down, the dynamic playlist
>> should be saved but not started at reboot. You would then be
>> able to continue the same way you would do it without the
>> reboot, by just pressing "on".

> Let me just not that I Agree With This Post[tm]. This is more
> or less exactly what I meant. If you stop (whether
> accidentally or not), it won't start playing until you press
> play - not even after a reboot. That's the only way it really
> makes sense to me.

You do press PLAY to reboot your unit, don't you? ;-)

Regards, Jens

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