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Subject: Re: Unsubscribing

Re: Unsubscribing

From: Bluechip <csbluechip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2007 12:44:46 +0000

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At 12:35 05/03/2007, you wrote:
>Hi everyone,
>
>Could someone tell me how to unsubscribe for a while? I really appreciate
>it.
>
>
>
>Otis Blue
>email: o.blue at sbcglobal.net
>Milwaukee, Wisconsin
>Skype: blueboy402
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se] On
>Behalf Of Linus Nielsen Feltzing
>Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 2:57 AM
>To: mat_mirabella_at_yahoo.com; Rockbox
>Subject: Re: New menu structure questions
>
>Mat Mirabella wrote:
> > I understand the new menu idea seems more "logical" from a
> > programmatic perspective - e.g. making everything fork from a single
> > point etc.
>
>Yes, it is more logical from a programmatic perspective, but the whole
>point of the change was to make the UI more easy and understandable.
>
>
> > But My belief is that an interface should be design first and
> > foremost for usability and usefulness to those who are going to use
> > it, rather than strictly focussing on what seems to make logical
> > sense on an abstract level.
>
>Mine too.
>
>
> > One problem with the new logic is that files and folders are a set of
> > hierarchies that are in fact conceptually different from settings
> > and options, and should therefore stay that way. Bunching them all
> > up together in the same hierarchy can be confusing.
>
>If you read my comments in the IRC, you will see that I agree with you
>about this, but I don't quite see what makes you think that they are
>bunched together in a hierarchy.
>
> > The current (new) rockbox just "feels" much more messy to me.
>
>You'll most likely get used to it.
>
> > For example: The way rockbox used to be:
> > * I could navigate right to the file I wanted.
>
>And now you can't? That is surely a bug, because the file browser is
>still supposed to be there.
>
> > * I could press stop and keep pressing stop/left and I would know
> > that I would always end up at the high level structure of folders
>
>That should still work. You are supposed to be able to press and hold
>Left, and it will stop when you reach the root folder.
>
> > * I could press menu to get into whatever option I wanted after a bit
> > of navigation
>
>You can do that now too. You can reach the Main menu by pressing the
>Menu button at any time.
>
> > * When I pressed stop to stop a track, the cursor would be located at
> > the file which I played when I pressed play
>
>This is still the case. You just have to enter the file browser first.
>
>
> > The new rockbox:
> > * I have to select files first if I want to navigate to folders.
>
>Yes.
>
> > * Pressing stop does not ultimately return me to the top level of the
> > directories. Even if I set "files" as the start-up screen, files is
> > still not at the root of the structure.
>
>No, it will take you to the Main menu. Then you select Files to get there.
>
>
> > * if I press stop, the cursor goes back to the first item in that
> > directory, not to the one I started play on. This is annoying,
> > because I like to get put back to exactly where I was. Is this a bug
> > or a deliberate new feature?
>
>That sounds like a bug to me.
>
> > * to get into options, there are several different items I need to be
> > aware of in the root screen, settings is just one of them.
>
>Yes.
>
> > Also Recording settings is separated out from recording, and placed
> > into settings. I wonder if this is the most usable way to go.
>
>That remains to see. If it turns out to be inconvenient, we should move
>it to somewhere else.
>
> > This is all not to mention that the new voice files don't seem to
> > work for me on my H340.
>
>Unfortunately so. We will try to update them as soon as possible. In the
>meantime, you can go here to download the voice files that Andre P.
>Louis so kindly has generated for us:
>
>http://tbrn.net/rockbox
>
>Linus
>
>
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Received on 2007-03-05


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