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Subject: Re: Default settings for the release

Re: Default settings for the release

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 10:55:44 -0600

Björn Stenberg wrote:
> There are a couple of settings I would like to change the default values for, before we ship 3.1:
> Backlight timeout
> ----
> The default five second timeout is annoyingly short on players with backlight-off-unreadable screens. I think a default of 30 seconds is reasonable. After all backlight is a power saving measure, and should only kick in after a period of user idling.
I think 30 seconds is way too long for a feature that's one of the
biggest battery uses. Maybe 7 or 10 seconds, but 30 seconds will burn
through a significant chunk of battery on players like the Nano.
> Warn when erasing dynamic playlist
> ----
> I think this warning should be ON by default. The dynamic playlists is one of the most misunderstood features of Rockbox and this warning helps users understand what is going on.
Definitely agreed on this one.
Received on 2008-12-16

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