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Subject: Re: Default settings for the release

Re: Default settings for the release

From: Johannes Linke <>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 22:04:17 +0100

>> 7 seconds is just enough time to read through _half_ of a complex
>> menu page you've never seen before, only to be cut off by the screen
>> going black.
> I think a user can still scroll down.

"A major goal of Rockbox is to be simple and easy to use" - from the
manual.... and scrolling down every few second to keep the backlight
alive is IMO not "simple and easy to use". after 30+mails with "re:
default settings for the release" i think its clear that nearly
everybody would appreciate a longer default setting, minimun 10, maximum
30 minutes. i would tend to 10-15 seconds (yes i thougt its necessary to
see the 20th opinion about this...)

i'm looking forward to an end of this discussion :)
Received on 2008-12-16

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