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Subject: Re: Software "Off" switch?

Re: Software "Off" switch?

From: Jacob Rau <jacob.rau_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2008 20:11:33 -0500

Paul Louden wrote:
> Jacob Rau wrote:
>> I don't care if the player is actually powering off or sleeping; that
>> is irrelevant to the point I am making.
>
> How is it irrelevant? You can achieve sleeping Rockbox and letting it
> idle poweroff with the exact same difficulty you can in the original
> firmware. If you're trying to compare "Rockbox poweroff" to "Apple idle
> and sleep" then it's an invalid comparison. Try comparing "Rockbox idle
> and sleep" to "Apple idle and sleep" instead.

It is irrelevant because I am speaking purely of the behavior of the
power button when turning the player off. Achieving power-off in the
original firmware (not idle power-off, mind you) is much easier than
achieving power-off in Rockbox for the reasons that I (and now Andrew)
have mentioned.

Jacob
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