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Subject: Re: A 'Tape' state for files

Re: A 'Tape' state for files

From: Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
Date: 2005-06-18

I think that is what the resume feature already does?

rocker
----- Original Message -----
From: "mat" <matholton@landofconfusion.com>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, June 17, 2005 4:50 PM
Subject: A 'Tape' state for files

> Hi folks,
>
> Whilst reading a slashdot article about the death of the Cassette Tape,
> and reading the following comment:
>
> "Audio books have all seemed to be switching over to CD-ROM, but it
> makes me sad. I don't really care about ultra-high fidelity when being
> read a book. What I /do/ care about is not having it lose my place when
> I have to stop the car, etc. I rarely stop on a chapter boundary. And
> it's rare for audio players to remember the CD's their position well
> under all the circumstances they need to in order to make Audio Books on
> CD really work."
>
> ...it occured to me that we are lacking this feature. Yes, I know we
> have bookmarking but I think there is a better alternative. I suggest
> being able to mark a file (and album (folder) perhaps?) as a 'Tape', so
> whenever it is played it starts playing from where it left off, when the
> user last pressed stop. Also, the icon could change to that of a tape,
> indicating immediatly what the behaviour and state it was in.
>
> I know, I would like this as I liszten to radio shows and comedy shows
> and rarely get to listen to end bit's of stuff as I havn't bothered to
> mess around with bookmarking.
>
> In fact, I think the video player has this funtionality already, but
> constantly.
>
> What do you think?
>
> mat
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