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Subject: Re: Voicing status information

Re: Voicing status information

From: Onj <onj_at_andrelouis.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 10:27:05 +0100

Personally I would love something like this and was going to write to the
list to suggest it.
I'd like something also that when you hold in the select button on say, an
Iriver H140 from the file browser, there would be a file properties dialog.
It would say the size of it in megabites or gigabites if necessary, and the
length of it.
The voicing can already support saying the words megabites and gigabites of
course, since it does this when you go to the rockbox info menu and it tells
you available disk space. I'm actually wondering now I come to write this,
why it definitely hasn't been implemented sooner than this?
Perhaps I'm stupid and it's already on the screen when you highlite a file,
but of course speech wouldn't read that, as it reads only the file name at
present, so wasn't deemed necessary by the developers.
Anyone have any news on this?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant Hardy" <grant_hardy_at_telus.net>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Monday, October 23, 2006 5:37 AM
Subject: Voicing status information

| Hi Guys,
|
| As we know, some developers have created a patch to provide voice input
upon
| shutting down and turning on a player. I did not think such things were
being
| worked on, but one of my longstanding wishes has been for a "voice status"
item
| in a file's context menu, which would speak various information about the
file
| from the WPS, particularly elapsed and total time. One of the major
drawbacks
| about listening to podcasts on the device for those who rely on the voice
| interface is that we have no idea of the total time of our file. The only
way
| to hear the elapsed time of a file is to bookmark it and then listen to
the
| elapsed time of the bookmark. What do you all think about this "voice
status"
| option?
|
|
|
Received on 2006-10-23


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