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Subject: RE: AW: Recording as plugin?

RE: AW: Recording as plugin?

From: VanBaren, Gerald (AGRE) <"VanBaren,>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 11:21:44 -0700

> -----Original Message-----
> From: []On
> Behalf Of perterm
> Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 11:35 AM
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> Subject: AW: AW: Recording as plugin?

[major snippage]

> As long as rockbox has short cut button combos for obscure
> features like
> invert screen or upside down but requires to navigate menues
> for recording
> it doesn't deserve to be called a recorder. Every tape deck
> does better.
> Other users will disagree on this.
> One feature I consider absolutely must-have for recording is
> a plugin auto
> loader that loads a plugin on start up. Maybe even some plugin preload
> mechanism, that automatically preloads the last plugin used
> (or a specified)
> but does not execute it yet. And I want something that can be used as
> "resume recording" just like "resume playback". Well - lets
> finish that
> trigger first.
> Phil

Absolutely! I and some others use the AJR primarily as a recorder and it does NOT lend itself to having novices run it. What I've done as a hack is to call the recorder screen before calling the main file browser routine so that it starts up as a recorder, but if you cancel the recorder screen, you end up in the (normal) file browser screen. This works very well for my purposes (makes it a one-button start recorder), but I am a very small minority and this hack isn't something I figure the core Rockbox is going to find acceptable.

If the recorder function was an auto-start plug-in, it would be easier to make a specialized one button start recorder that would be useful to more people. I'm sure there are other specialized uses that would be much easier to implement cleanly with auto-start rocks.


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