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Subject: Re: XML settings file from settings_list.c

Re: XML settings file from settings_list.c

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 13:25:26 -0800

On 13/02/2008, Dave Chapman <dave_at_dchapman.com> wrote:>
> Wouldn't all those things also (with some effort) be possible on target,
> and much more convenient?
>
> i.e. context-sensitive help in the settings screens and improving the
> structure/naming so users don't have trouble finding things?
>
> Dave.
>

Not without hitting the disk or massive bin increase, also that would
mean mainintaing the help in the manual and in apps/ somewhere..

On 13/02/2008, Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_rockbox.org> wrote:
> You'll again end up with an interesting situation when you have an rbutil with
> stuff that depends on specific versions of Rockbox...
>
yes, but what would happen is that rbutil would check the xml file on
the web somewhere for an updated version os it would always be
current, rockbox-info.txt which is where features would come from has
the build version so if it doesnt match up (or come close...) it could
easily ask the user to update to make sure the settings will be
compatable.
Received on 2008-02-13


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