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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

Got ya! That would be excellent. Provided the voice UI would work for
this. Perhaps an advanced book marking setting or something.

Cheers...rocker

----- Original Message -----
From: "mat" <matholton@landofconfusion.com>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, June 17, 2005 5:18 PM
Subject: Re: A 'Tape' state for files

> Not quite, as I suggest a memory for each individual file (that has had
> it's 'state' set to 'Tape')
> You could leave an audio book for ages (and play other stuff in between)
> then come back to where you left off.
>
>
> Rocker wrote:
>
>> 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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