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Subject: Re: Quick Skip/Instant Replay Patch
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2004-03-03

Benjamin wrote:
> Since I installed Rockbox, one of the things that kept tripping me up was the
> use of LEFT/RIGHT to do both reverse/fast forward AND previous/next track. I
> kept skipping to the next track when I wanted to fast forward through a
> commercial on a show I recorded.

Well, we wanted to mimic the behaviour of the most common music players,
and they seem to behave like this.

> 1. A single press of the LEFT or RIGHT button will skip or rewind back the
> ffwd/rev interval from settings. This is the Quick Skip/Instant Replay
> feature. If you are at the end of a track, it will skip to the next track.
> If you are near the beginning, it will restart the track.

If you want this included in CVS, I think you should move this function
to the ON button, since you are the only one so far to complain about
the current behaviour.



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