Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Charging/battery patch (was Re: BATTERY-FAQ and the FM)
Re: Charging/battery patch (was Re: BATTERY-FAQ and the FM)
From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 22:13:05 +0200
Mike Holden wrote:
> > The problem is we don't know that. We can only read the voltage, which
> > is higher during charging than otherwise.
> Are you talking about the Player specifically here? Surely the value is
> still a reasonable indication of charge. Can we re-scale it a little
> during charging?
Rescaling could work, although we'd need good margins so it never can reach 100% before charging is complete.
> > I don't think i should be flashing. I associate flashing symbols as
> > attention seekers, i.e. "something is wrong, look here".
> What do you suggest instead?
Wild idea: How about making the shell of the battery symbol into "walking ants"? (You know, like selections in graphics programs.)
> It seems like everybody has a different view of how this should be done :-(
Yes, that is the biggest difficulty in working with GUIs...
-- BjörnReceived on 2003-06-16