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Subject: Re: what to do about bookmarks?

Re: what to do about bookmarks?

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 10:26:58 +1000

2008/8/12 pondlife <pondlife_at_ntlworld.com>:
> Can the standard resume point be integrated to be "just another bookmark" if
> at all possible; it seems wrong that we have different mechanisms for these
> (or at least we did when I last looked, some months ago).

well... it is.. the only difference is that the resume point is stored
in global_status and the file is the /.rockbox/.playlist_control file.
>
> Do we need .bmark files at all? I'd prefer the storage to be in
> .playlist_control or m3u(8) files, using comments. For saved playlists, is
> there a standard we could use (maybe extm3u) so bookmarks could be easily
> copied from/to devices as part of playlists.

As has been mentioned, the playlist control file doesnt contain the
playlist, it contains the instructions to rebuild it, so for pretty
much all playlists except DB it will load very quickly (DB really
needs to be fixed to be properly resumable)

Jonathan
Received on 2008-08-12


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