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Subject: RE: user editable keys binding schemes wanted

RE: user editable keys binding schemes wanted

From: M. OReilly <moreilly_at_moreilly.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2002 01:42:03 -0400

If I am assuming correctly that the config file will be ASCII (i.e., not
binary), is there any objection to making it user-editable? Sometimes it
may be advantageous not to have to open the gui to make changes to the
config file. The system won't care, but is there any reason we shouldn't do
a traditional Windows-style .ini format? (You know, like:

[key bindings]
F1=
F2=
Down=
F1+F2+F3+put left foot in the air=

[timer settings]
auto-shutoff default=
auto-shutoff=on

etc., etc.)

This makes a whole lot more sense to me than a cryptic comma-delimited
format...(No offense intended, Paul!)

Matt

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se]On
Behalf Of Nielsen Linus (ext)
Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 1:16 AM
To: 'rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se'
Subject: RE: user editable keys binding schemes wanted


> So make a config file in a format like:

The config file format is the least problem.

> key,function,up/down,duration,backlight on,release,revert on repeat
>
> for example
>
> F2,show_wps,down,500,yes,no,yes

We need key combinations too. And conditionals, like in WPS on the players;
the menu only shows if MENU is released and no other key has been pushed in
combination with it since it was pushed.

/Linus
Received on 2002-10-02

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