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Subject: Re: Charging/battery patch (was Re: BATTERY-FAQ and the FM)
From: Björn Stenberg (
Date: 2003-06-15

Mike Holden wrote:
> Battery status icon: this will always be displayed in the mode the user
> has selected (graphical or numeric), and will always show the current
> battery charge percent.

The problem is we don't know that. We can only read the voltage, which is higher during charging than otherwise.

> Charger plugged icon: This will not be shown when the charger is not
> plugged in. When the charger is plugged in, but the unit is not charging,
> the icon will be solid. When the charger is charging, the icon will flash
> 1 second on, 1 second off.

I don't think i should be flashing. I associate flashing symbols as attention seekers, i.e. "something is wrong, look here".


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