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Subject: RE: feedback on voice UI changes

RE: feedback on voice UI changes

From: Barrett, Don <Don.Barrett_at_ed.gov>
Date: 2006-04-24

For some reason, voice UI only works with builds at end of March. Every
time I load a later build, no voicing of files, folders, or menus
occurs. Just an FYI; using a 30-gig Ipod video.
I was hoping to try out the new fixes completed by Brandon, but no go.

Don Barrett
 

-----Original Message-----
From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
On Behalf Of Brandon Low
Sent: Sunday, April 23, 2006 7:07 PM
To: Rockbox
Subject: Re: feedback on voice UI changes

On Mon, 04/24/06 at 01:04:28 +1000, James Teh wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 23, 2006 at 07:17:39PM +1000, wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 23, 2006 at 05:52:29PM +1000, wrote:
> > > > > * Currently, voice clips still don't shut up when they should;
e.g.
> > > > > moving to another menu item while the current voice clip is
> > > > > playing doesn't silence the current clip.
> > It should be noted also that response time is much nicer while audio

> > is playing as compared to while playback is stopped.
> Further comment: the response time while playing is actually very
> tolerable; a little way from being instant, but as you say, due to the

> decoder, we're not going to get much better than that. It is only
> while playback is stopped that it is somewhat painful to work with.
>
Good, I'll improve the playback stopped response time soon.

> One other bug that still remains is the crash on the recording screen
> if voice is enabled and user exits without making a recording.
> The workaround is to enable prerecording.
> This leads me to ask two questions:
> * Do the Archos units capable of recording talk on the recording
> screen in the recording menu before a recording has been made?
> * If not, can the code always do a talk_buffer_steel() on the
> recording screen regardless of whether prerecording is set or the
> record button has been pressed?
> I suspect this would be a hack and wouldn't actually fix the root
> cause, but I don't understand the code enough to figure out what's
going on.
> This comment might also be worth reading:
> http://www.rockbox.org/tracker/task/2939#comment6387

Not sure I follow this. This crash will eventually be looked into.
>
> Sorry for all the questions and bug reports. :)
>
> Jamie
>
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Received on Mon Apr 24 05:08:23 2006


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