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Subject: Re: Release

Re: Release

From: Steph.MMyahoo <Seumeumeuh_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:01:53 +0200

Hi,

May I post a couple of a simple user comments here :
1- forum/website inactive meaning not many new users : that's logical
considering most ports are discontinued.
BUT also meaning users like me have no problem with rockbox so don't
search forum/site.

2- Ports vs smartphone : I still use my ports (D2 & Sansa Clip+/zip) for
their better battery life + size
> Alex : I disagree : rockbox for Android is very usable : I use it
with no problem on a daily basis while driving (larger, more readable
screen). The only thing I miss is the ability to change the main menu
list & order (...and buttons... but that's a port issue).
I used to get frequent freezes but I probably got used to avoid what
triggered them so they are rare now. By the way I recommend to create a
shutdown shortcut, thus avoiding the need to force stop the app through
android.

Tshaw !!

Steph.

Envoyé de mon aMac

Le 18/06/2014 17:52, Alex Parker a écrit :
> On 18/06/14 11:15, Thomas Martitz wrote:
>> Can you please check if http://www.rockbox.org/wiki/ReleaseChecklist
>> lacks any items that you've encountered?
>>
>> BTW, what happened that you became inactive?
>>
>> Best regards.
> I can't see anything particularly obvious, but it has been a while since
> last we did it - I'm sure there were little things here and there, but
> nothing too major.
>
> I'd suggest having a period before releasing if for nothing other than
> translations. If you want to do RCs there is a web page to build them
> for you IIRC, but I can't quite remember how well it integrates into RBUtil.
>
> As for me becoming rather inactive - nothing in particular, just a
> combination of not really using Rockbox these days (I only use my phone
> for music and sadly Rockbox isn't quite ready there*) and various things
> in real life leaving less time just to hang around in the channel.
>
> Alex
>
> * although I noted the resolution scaling patch with interest, and would
> love to use Rockbox - no other music players on Android are really any
> good either.
>
Received on 2014-06-19


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