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Subject: Re: brain dump regarding playlist management

Re: brain dump regarding playlist management

From: Teruaki Kawashima <kamekun_at_r6.dion.ne.jp>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 23:37:36 +0900

(2010/11/18 9:07), Jonathan Gordon wrote:
> On 18 November 2010 03:28, Jürgen
> Hestermann<juergen.hestermann_at_gmx.de> wrote:
>> Teruaki Kawashima schrieb:
>>>
>>> 3) the default action on .m3u files should be to open it in the
>>> viewer I disagree. it should be to start playback as it is what
>>> .m3u is for, not for being viewed imo.
>>
>> I also think that playing a playlist is a fundamental action that
>> should not be hidden in sub menus/actions.
>>
>>
>
> The logic behind the suggestion is this: playlists should be treated
> exactly the same as the file or database browser. In both of those
> selecting the first track listed will play the rest of the list, if
> you want to start somewhere else you can easily do that. If the
> behaviour is identical in all 3 cases it is easier for everyone to
> use.
>
> If all the proposed changes happen and you keep your playlists in
> the catalog it ends up being the same amount of presses for starting
> the playlist as currently (main menu> playlists> select the
> playlist you want> OK) compared to svn which is (menu> playlists>
> view catalog> select the playlist you want)

It sounds strange to me selecting track in a playlist to play the playlist.
Received on 2010-11-19


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