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Subject: Re: button changes from devcon, someone play evil dictator

Re: button changes from devcon, someone play evil dictator

From: Peter D'Hoye <peter.dhoye_at_telenet.be>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 20:42:41 +0200

> As I didn't attend DevCon I'm not aware of the discussion
> you guys had there, but I see a lot of discussion everywhere
> regarding keyboard mappings in different parts of Rockbox.
> IMHO it would be fairly easy to abstract the buttons layer
> and use only "actions" everywhere in the code (actually this
> is already done), but then, it would be easy to make a
> setting screen in which the user can assign keys, key
> combinations or long key presses to these actions. So
> everyone can choose, no matter the target, the keys best fit
> what they usually do.

This has already been brought up many times, and always rejected for the
simple reason that this will be a support nightmare...

/Peter
Received on 2007-06-07


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