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Subject: Re: the sleep timer

Re: the sleep timer

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 14:00:28 +0100

alex wallis wrote:
> hi list, I have just been having a few thoughts about the sleep timer.
> I was wondering, is there any interest in reviving patch 8630 to allow the
> last used value of the sleep timer to be saved to the cfg file?
> I asked about this some time ago, and nobody liked the idea, but I don't
> think anyone clearly stated why.

I liked the idea, and I still like it.

> Also, I think a good feature for the sleep timer would be to have the
> player make a warning beep say a minute before it was due to shut down,
> and at that point you could hit a given key stroke to reset the sleep
> timers value back to what you originally had it set to, so say you set
> the sleep timer for 45 minutes, you press this button and you get
> another 45 minutes. I guess you could think of it like a snooze function.
> As at the moment, there is no way to override the sleep timer should you
> wish to.

Isn't there a risk that the beep wakes you up when you have fallen asleep?

Linus
Received on 2008-10-31


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