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Subject: Re[3]: [PATCH] ff/rewind acceleration

Re[3]: [PATCH] ff/rewind acceleration

From: Uwe Freese <>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 02:27:11 +0200

Hello Nate,

Nate Nystrom wrote on Wednesday, August 28, 2002, 10:42:45 PM:

NN> I think you're right that most people would rather have acceleration
NN> than fiddle with fixed step sizes. Setting the minimum step size to
NN> 1s seems to work pretty well for me. However, if acceleration is
NN> disabled, the behaviour is as before and having the option to change the
NN> step size is again useful. I'm prefectly willing to remove the fixed
NN> step size setting if that's the consensus; we can always leave it as a
NN> compile-time option.

I can live without the options, I think. But a suggestion:

Maybe it's a good idea not to start playing the file directly when the
user releases the key but with a delay of one second. So the user can
first search with big speed through a 'two hour' file and then
'fine-adjust' the position after releasing the key shortly (because
it begins with a small step size again after releasing the key).

(Or does the current version work like this? I didn't try it yet.)

Bye, Uwe.
Received on 2002-08-29

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