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Subject: Re: SUMMARY: FS#10849 - Sleep timer options: persistent duration and start on boot

Re: SUMMARY: FS#10849 - Sleep timer options: persistent duration and start on boot

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 10:10:40 +1000

On 23 August 2011 09:08, sideral <sideral_at_rockbox.org> wrote:
> Given that it looks like there's overwhelming support for (and little to
> no concern about) moving Time & Date to Settings, I now think it's fine
> to do that change along with the proposed sleep-timer extensions.  Also,
> I'd like to pick up Thomas Martitz's proposal and get rid of an explicit
> setting for the default sleep time in favor of the sleep-timer menu
> offering the last selected value as its default value.
>
> So here's the plan:
>
> * Move the entire "Time & Date" menu out of "System" to "Settings"
>
> * Rename "System" to "About"
>
> * In the "Time & Date" menu:
>  * "Sleep Timer" offers the last-used timer value as its default.
>    (This value is made persistent by way of the settings code.)  When
>    the timer is running, the entry changes to "Cancel Sleep Timer
>    (hh:mm)", showing the remaining time.
>
>  * Add "Start sleep timer on boot" option after "Alarm Wake up Screen".
>
> sideral
>
>

I disagree with the first part of this change.
Time & date doesnt make any more sense in settings than it does in
"system" (or "info" if you want to rename it). time&date isnt a
setting. And it does make sense to keep anything related (sleep timers
and alarms) together,
Received on 2011-08-23


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