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Subject: Re: BATTERY-FAQ and the FM

Re: BATTERY-FAQ and the FM

From: Nix <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 13:45:44 +0100

On Thu, 12 Jun 2003, Michael O'Quinn uttered the following:
> Unless it really squicks our European (or other continents) folks, I think
> "battery life" is the best term. Translators might want to use a
> different phrase, but battery life is what we expect in American English.
> Does anybody know if it's really different in Queen's English?

It is the same.

> Maybe add a bit explaining the longevity of NiMH vs. LIon batteries, if
> you want to be complete.

Good idea, as there *is* a slight ambiguity here.

> 20. "What sort of battery life can I expect with my FMR?"
> In fact, if all of these are FM specific, each question should reference
> that since FAQs are often read out of sequence.

not-21. What happened to Mike Holden's battery patch? (IIRC it was
Mike's work, but I can't find *any* references to it on his Rockbox
patches page or anywhere else, for that matter. Perhaps I'm just
hallucinating and there was really no patch after all... ;) )

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Received on 2003-06-13

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