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Subject: Re: Try this (remote support)

Re: Try this (remote support)

From: KÚvin FERRARE <kevin.ferrare.ml_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-18

1 : I can't really wether it works or not since I only own a iRiver
H140, but I compiled it on on the simulator for all the other devices
and it just work fine (I ported the button bar for the archos to the
new multi-screen display layer), also someone with a fm recorder
tested it and told me the scrolling was as fast as previously

2 : I didn't looked a lot at the wps code but I can do a "quick hack"
if it's really necessary (of course, I don't think this kind of things
should be integrated in CVS)

In fact, the only reason why I'm not implementing the other
functionnalities is that I don't want to come with a huge unreadable
1Mb patch which would obviously be unreadable even for the most
motivated dev ...

I also disagree with Nobby : CVS is for developpement purpose and some
functionnalities in it are by nature not fully implemented (just look
at rockboy, newly added codecs ...) you can't blame devs about that,
as long as it doesn't prevents existing code from working.

On 10/18/05, George Styles <ripnetuk@gmail.com> wrote:
> With respect, I disagree with Nobby - i think this is a bit-by-bit
> development, and once the treeview has been found to work (by being
> tested by as many as possible), IMHO it should be committed so the
> patch doesnt get stale against the CVS.
>
> After this, the remaining bits (wps, options menu, plugins) can be
> ported as people feel inspired to do it.
>
> I for one am glad that this patch is available, and am using it now
> with great success :)
>
> g
>
>
> On 10/18/05, Nobby Nobbs <nobbynobbs@gmail.com> wrote:
> > you'd be better getting a working WPS too before you start asking for
> > testers, i'd gladly try a CVS-ready patch if it was as usable as
> firefly's
> > dirty hack :)
> >
> >
> >
> > On 10/18/05, KÚvin FERRARE <kevin.ferrare.ml@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi !
> > >
> > > I wrote a patch to support the iRiver's remote and I would like to
> > > have your opinion on the code or if you find some bugs (I have been
> > > runing it without a crash for 2 weeks, but who knows ...)
> > >
> > > (This is not firefly's patch, ithe code is done in a different
> > > approach : "widget like" )
> > > Currently, only the filetree is implemented
> > >
> > > here is the patch
> > >
> >
> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&atid=439120&group_id=44306&aid=1318081
> > > Here is a binary version compiled against the current CVS check
> > (2005/10/18)
> > > http://timidzone.free.fr/pub/rockbox/remote/rockbox.zip
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > cheers,
> > > KÚvin
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
Received on Tue Oct 18 20:58:58 2005


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