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Subject: Re: Default settings for the release

Re: Default settings for the release

From: Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com>
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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