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Subject: Re: Intelligent file caching.

Re: Intelligent file caching.

From: gl <gl_at_ntlworld.com>
Date: 2006-02-15

> True, but it if's configurable some may be happy with the compromise - I
> would use it. And generally you spend more time listening than browsing
> right? You could also use small delays (time a cursor has to hover before
> caching occurs) to optimize it a bit.
>
> And playback caching (caching the previous and next track) is less of a
> problem. If the previous track was actually played, you can just remember
> its first few chunks, so then you're only caching the next track.

In the meantime I'd like to (optionally) play a sound that indicates the HD
is causing a UI delay. This would help remote listening when you can't see
the HD icon and wondering why nothing is happening. The HD icon also should
flash to grab your attention.

I'll look at all of that eventually unless someone else wants a go?

--
gl 
Received on Wed Feb 15 17:41:37 2006

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