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Subject: Re: USB charge buttons

Re: USB charge buttons

From: Alex Parker <>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 14:16:16 +0200

On 16 May 2011 13:18, Frank Gevaerts <> wrote:

> On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 08:30:50AM +0100, pondlife wrote:
> > Gets my vote. I'm in favour of the "any button" approach, although would
> > prefer the option to charge by default (i.e. button press to connect) as
> per
> > FS#10198.
> I wouldn't mind having a setting for the default mode, but:
> * I think that's orthogonal to FS#11769, so not really relevant for
> whether or not to commit that.
> * If we do that, I think the default shouldn't change, because (a)
> people don't read documentation and I think being able to put files
> on your DAP is more important than being able to play said files
> while charging, and (b) DAPs that don't charge over USB will still
> have the current behaviour, so changing the default would introduce
> a rather gratuitous difference between different DAPs.
> Frank
> --
> "Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
> Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
> by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan

Ah yes, all good points. I hereby reverse my opinion :)
Received on 2011-05-16

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