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Subject: Re: playlist usability issues

Re: playlist usability issues

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Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 12:13:47 +0200 (CEST)

Björn , could you please stick it in the FAQ (even if it should actually
be on the main page), because you put it so well that it would be a pity
if it would just be lost in the archives.

(Plus, it made me feel extra good about quitting my last job. :^)

/Jan Gajdos

"The gods told me to relax, and said I'm gonna be fixed up right.
- Monster Magnet
On Tue, 6 Apr 2004 at 17:10, Björn Stenberg wrote:
> Lucas wrote:
> > That's unfortunate. I see that there is a huge emphasis on the voice control
> > features for "blind" rockboxing. Hopefully when they're done with that, they
> > can get around to working on "party mode".
> > ...
> > I just hope party mode or some other interface tweaking is on the agenda
> > next :)
> You appear to make the common mistake of confusing Rockbox development
> with that of commercial projects. There is not much of an agenda for the
> development of Rockbox. Anyone who wants to write new features can do
> that.
> The current "huge emphasis" on the voice code is because a single
> developer, Jörg, decided he wanted to write it. It's not because
> "Rockbox project management" decided voice support is a more important
> feature than anything else.
> That is the nature of Free Software: People write code that scratches
> their own itches, or that simply is fun to write. Everybody working with
> Rockbox is doing it for fun. A wide or narrow audience actually has only
> little bearing on the choice of features to implement.
> The moment someone with a bit of time to spare and the necessary
> programming skills (or a will to learn them) feels "party mode" is a
> sufficiently useful feature, it will be written.
> (That could be you.)
> -- 
> Björn
> _______________________________________________
Received on 2004-04-07

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