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Subject: Re: Rockbox 2.1 released

Re: Rockbox 2.1 released

From: Eric Linenberg <>
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2003 11:08:33 -0500

I do not think there is dynamic playlist manipulation in there. I
thought that was only possible with Hardeep's patch, which is
currently not in the CVS. Release 2.1 however does include
insert/queue functions.


BS> Hi all.

BS> I'm happy to annouce the release of version 2.1 of Rockbox.
BS> It is available for download here:

BS> General changes since 2.0
BS> -------------------------
BS> - Loadable plugins
BS> - Dynamic playlist creation and manipulation
BS> - Configurable max directory size (default: 400 files)
BS> - Configurable max playlist size (default: 10000 files)
BS> - Remote control now works while keys are locked
BS> - Car mode: Pauses and resumes playback with charger power loss and restore
BS> - Caption backlight: Briefly turns on backlight during track change
BS> - Battery meter is more accurate during the first minutes after boot
BS> - Automatically detects modified archos.mod/ajbrec.ajz after exiting USB
BS> mode and asks if you want to run it
BS> - Files and configurations in /.rockbox are now accessible from Menu
BS> - Stopped playlists can be resumed from File Browser by pressing ON
BS> - Never turns off/reboots while charger is connected
BS> - .wps files now support comments
BS> - Improved ID3v2 support
BS> - Option of hiding icons in File Browser

BS> Player-specific changes since 2.0
BS> ---------------------------------
BS> - Games: Jackpot and NIM
BS> - Jump scroll: Scrolls the entire screen width each step
BS> - The Line In port is enabled

BS> Recorder-specific changes since 2.0
BS> -----------------------------------
BS> - Rockbox can now be stored in flash ROM, giving much quicker bootup
BS> - Support for V2 recorders
BS> - Radio support (FM only)
BS> - Default contrast is now auto-detected, preventing unreadable display
BS> - Option of using an inverted bar instead of cursor in File Browser
BS> and Menu
BS> - Frame-accurate recording file splits set manually or preset by time
BS> - Improved Xing header generation in recorded files
BS> - New games: FlipIt, Othelo, Snake, Star, Sliding Puzzle and Chip8 emulator
BS> - A calendar application plugin

BS> Documentation
BS> -------------
BS> The Rockbox user manual is available here:

BS> The manual is still a work in progress. We hope to finish it soon.

BS> A list of Frequently Asked Questions (with answers) is available here:

BS> Bug reports
BS> -----------
BS> If you experience inappropriate performance from any supported feature, please
BS> file a bug report on our web page. Do not report missing features as bugs,
BS> instead file them as feature requests.

BS> License
BS> -------
BS> All files in Rockbox are subject to the GNU General Public License. The full
BS> license text is available here:

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Received on 2003-12-04

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