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Subject: Re: brain dump regarding playlist management

Re: brain dump regarding playlist management

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 17:46:03 +1100

On 17 November 2010 17:03, Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/16/2010 11:53 PM, Jonathan Gordon wrote:
>>
>> 1) Main menu > playlists - That should open the playlist catalog instead
>> of the menu you get now
>>
>> 2) context menu on Main menu > playlists should open the current menu
>> 3) the default action on .m3u files should be to open it in the viewer
>> 4) the context menu in the playlist viewer needs to be changed to be more
>> inline with the browsers' context menus on audio files (so individual tracks
>> can be inserted into the current playlist or anything in the catalog)
>>
>>
>
> These all sound pretty reasonable. One thing - buttons like "resume
> playback" and "stop" need to function the same in the playlist viewer as
> they do in other lists if it's going to more or less transparently seem like
> part of the filetree. The question them comes "if I hit Menu in the playlist
> viewer, then menu again, should I be back in it as if it were a folder?" I
> think if it's going to behave like this it should mimic the file browser as
> closely as possible.

That would be the plan. the menu thing will work the same as the
plugin browser (both could be fixed to be better though)

>
> Does the playlist catalog have a limit to the number of playlists it can
> manage?
>

currently yes which is also why this should happen. If it changes to
using the filebrowser that limit is gone
Received on 2010-11-17


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