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Subject: Re: wps extensions plugin

Re: wps extensions plugin

From: mat holton <mat_at_lessermatters.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 11:28:38 +0000

Jonathan Gordon wrote:
> On 17/01/07, mat holton <mat_at_lessermatters.co.uk> wrote:
>> Jonathan Gordon wrote:
>> >> I second that. What problem are you trying to solve?
>> > Mostly my boredom.
>> > Also trying to think of ways to add functionality without affecting
>> > the core size.
>> >
>> > As for making a new plugin to do the whole wps, I thought everyone was
>> > against that idea?
>> >
>> >
>> Just out of interest, what's stopping anyone from making a plugin that
>> not only (re)implements the entire WPS but also a directory browser? Is
>> there anything? I.E. does the plugin API contain the necessary functions
>> for directory browsing? I'm just thinking that you could (if you really
>> wanted) have a graphical music browser this way, most importantly,
>> without messing up the core system.
>>
>> Not that I particularly want one but I'm sure some people would and it
>> would be phun to implement!
>>
> Just off the top of my head I cant think of anything that a gui file
> browser would need that isnt in the api already (and remember,
> anything needed can always be added).
>
>
>
Hmm, this is quite interesting. One could totally rip off the (imho,
rubbish) iPod browser this way! I know it sort of defeats the object of
the entire exercise (rockbox) but it would still be fun to do :-)
Received on 2007-01-17


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