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Subject: Re: Default settings for the release

Re: Default settings for the release

From: Nils <>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 18:16:32 +0100

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 6:08 PM, Thomas Martitz <> wrote:

>> 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.
>> I think it might be very annoying for users which already know Rockbox
> quite well (and I claim it's a quite decent amount of people).
> How about we extend the warning to something like this:
> "Erase dynamic playlist"?
> Select - Yes
> (any free button) - Yes, and don't this again
> Other - No
> Selecting "Yes, and don't show again" would change the setting. The other
> two don't change the setting.
> I think this way it's less annoying but doesn't defeat the purpose of the
> setting.

The point of defaults is to be reasonably nice to most users and especially
new users because experienced users will know how to change settings anyway.

Received on 2008-12-16

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