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Subject: Re: Autoresume confuses me

Re: Autoresume confuses me

From: Jonas H. <rasher_at_rasher.dk>
Date: 2005-06-17

On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 12:16:42PM +0200, Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
> Andreas Stemmer wrote:
> >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".
>
> I just want to point out that this behaviour is partly a remnant from
> the days of the first Archos Jukebox series, where the OFF key has a
> very short timeout, and Rockbox has no chance of saving the state to the
> hard disk before the power is cut.

Fair enough.

> Also, I think we can have it both ways without an extra option. If the
> music is playing when the user turns off, it will resume playback. If
> the music was stopped, it will enter the file browser. However, it can
> resume playback if the user presses ON.
>
> How about that?

Sounds like exactly the behaviour *I* would expect. I realise that I've
been ranting and complaining a lot about this, but I'm not really trying
to get things changed just because I don't like them, just wanted to
spur some discussion about something I found strange. However, if people
can agree on something that more people find logical, all the better.

-- 
Jonas H
rasher(at)rasher(dot)dk
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