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Subject: Re: Custom WPS

Re: Custom WPS

From: Justin Heiner <>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 23:19:44 -0700 (PDT)

> Justin> I don't think that the current implementation of
> Justin> %? could handle more than one type of if statement. It could
> Justin> possibly be done with %? and then %ia to modify the artist.
> If I understand correctly the if statement is only whether some
> id3-info is found or not. It would be more general if you could test
> any expression. Wouldn't the c-construct x?y:z handle most cases just
> as it does in the hardcoded wps views without adding to much
> complexity?

I've already exceeded my normal level of programming with the custom wps in
general. hehe. That is a bit beyond me.
> Justin> We've currently got only 64 characters per line on the Custom
> Justin> WPS, so whatever commands are implented should be kept short
> Justin> and sweet.
> If you by that mean the length of the scroll line I think it should at
> least be doubled to 128 or maybe more.

No, i'm referring to the actual string of tags. I think it would be hard to hit
64 characters per line though.

> Justin> Also, I'd like to send out a plea for anyone with a recorder
> Justin> and programming knowledge to debug the recorder version for me
> Justin> and try to figure out why it's not scrolling. It's works on
> Justin> the player, and it's the same functions, so it should work on
> Justin> the recorder :-)
> It scrolls in the player simulator but not in the recorder
> simulator. (At least when I try it.) You might find that the simulator
> is enough to find the bug.

I don't really trust what the simulator displays... Just a general rule for me
:-) If i actually figured it out, and somehow the sim didn't pick it up
correctly, then i'd never know.


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Received on 2002-08-31

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