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Subject: Re: lag when skipping backward on ipod

Re: lag when skipping backward on ipod

From: Nix <nix_at_esperi.org.uk>
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2008 00:15:34 +0100

On 19 Apr 2008, Paul Louden stated:

> Alright, question two: Is "15 seconds" literal, or are we talking
> about 5 seconds or so? Skipping backward require rebuffering, so there
> is a necessary period for spinning up the disk, and some things are
> somewhat slower as the buffer is being refilled.

Well, technically it shouldn't always *require* rebuffering, but only if
the start of the track being skipped to has been discarded since it was
last played...

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