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Subject: Re: Recorder experimental new UI, Sound Sliders and largerTetrissource code

Re: Recorder experimental new UI, Sound Sliders and largerTetrissource code

From: Joaquim Carvalho <>
Date: 23 Feb 2003 09:35:02 +0000

On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 08:19, Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
> Joaquim Carvalho wrote:
> >
> > If you see the Jukebox as a small computer device running the
> > application software Rockbox then you're right.
> > If you see Jukebox+Rockbox as a music playing device then it's
> > bad enough that it does not have dedicated volume keys. People
> > should not need to look at the LCD and check if they're at
> > the right screen so they know what keys they must press to
> > increase or reduce the volume. Even computer geeks must rest
> > sometime.
> So you are saying that the Up/Down keys are to be reserved for volume?

No, I'm just saying that whenever possible the volume keys should
be kept the same. On the WPS the volume keys are UP/DOWN so
on the sound setup screen, if it is possible (and it is) the
volume keys should also be UP/DOWN. There are no volume setup
keys when browsing and we have to deal with that.
Have you tried Don't you
find it easier to use?

Do you have a minidisc or a discman? Wouldn't you find it strange
if the volume keys were not the same every time no matter what
was written on the LCD?


> You must be joking. I don't know about the rest of the world, but I
> would really prefer being able to use the Up/Down keys for a lot of
> other things than just the volume, like scrolling the file list for example.
> The jukebox has no dedicated volume keys. Deal with it.
> /Linus
Received on 2003-02-23

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