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Subject: Re: FS#10343: Resume playback even if it reached the end and stopped

Re: FS#10343: Resume playback even if it reached the end and stopped

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2009 22:45:47 -0700

2009/6/28 Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com>

> Al Le wrote:
>
>>
>> I'd also say it should go to WPS in that situation. "Repeat" refers to the
>> continuous operation IMO. If the player is powered off, it's no "repeat"
>> anymore. If the start screen is set to WPS that means (for me at least) that
>> the user would like to (automatically) hear music after power on. This patch
>> would enable that in 99.9% of cases (0.1% being the case of the first
>> installation of Rockbox -- there is no playlist then :-).
>>
>
> On the other hand, if "repeat" is set to "no" that means "I want the music
> to stop after we reach the end of the playlist and not start until I
> manually resume playback or select a new song." Shutdowns can happen without
> user intervention (idle timeout) and booting up to playback can cause quite
> a disturbance if attached to speakers when the user knew it was "stopped"
> and the playlist complete when they shut down.
>
> There's a difference between booting up and resuming a playlist
> in-progress, and booting up and starting a playlist that had ended.
>
> I'm just saying, a resume on boot when playback had "ended" from the user's
> perception could cause a nasty shock, and even hearing damage if they've
> moved from speakers to headphones or similar.
>
>
Oh shit... me and Paul agreeing twice in one weekend!?
yes, music should not restart on boot if the playlist ended...
Received on 2009-06-29


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