Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Battery patch
Re: Battery patch
From: D.A.Vahlsing <diava_at_web.de>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 16:43:20 +0200
Sorry for not reacting on the battery patch discussion and proceeding with
the coding/updating of the recorder version of that patch. I'm more than
100% busy these days, but Mike is doing a good job on what me should have
done. Thanks Mike!!!
My suggestions are:
- always show battery static (graphic or text depending on setting)
- flash battery when 'low batt' (no matter whether graphic or text)
- flash the plug icon during charging, show it static when charger plugged
This way everyone get's the information he/she wants to see. I think this
could be a resonable consensus (-; despite the fact that it suits my
personal preferences ;-)
- clipping the batt level to something below 100% during charging should
prevent "the ignorant/uninformed/whatever user" (I'm not offending here!)
from removing the charger to early.
So this shoudn't be a problem any more.
Maybe this evening I get the chance to give mikes patch a try...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Johan Vromans" <jvromans_at_squirrel.nl>
Sent: Monday, April 28, 2003 11:09 AM
Subject: Re: Battery patch
> "Mike Holden" <rockbox_at_mikeholden.uklinux.net> writes:
> > Johan Vromans said:
> > If battery mode=Graphical, then always show the battery icon. When
> > charging, animate the battery icon and leave the plug icon solid.
> So in this case there's no information on the progress of charging.
> I (again, personal) would choose to drop the animated battery and
> always show the actual battery level (either numeric or graphic) and
> animate the pluc icon.
> -- Johan
Received on 2003-04-28