Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Medley play
Re: Medley play
From: David Pedersen <dav-ped_at_frisurf.no>
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 21:08:26 -0500
First it saves a ton of keystrokes, if you are to scan thru a longer list of
files; which in turn will save the hardware.
The function, I find, is useful when you want to search for a given song,
but donĘt want RB to try to spell out ten-twenty-thirty different filenames,
till you finally get to the song you wanted. Also, if you are eager to
listen to audibooks, and get them the way I most of the time do, where each
chapter or so, is on its own file, you could quickly 'scan'down to the
file/chapter that holds the information you want. Or, how about when you are
in the car, and want to search out a song, without sitting with your one
hand on the unit for who knows how long. There is a reason, why it is an
implemented function on most modern-day equipment. Even a few radios nowaday
has this feature, so as to scan thru the preset channels...
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Wright" <gymnastdave_at_sbcglobal.net>
Sent: Saturday, January 14, 2006 6:00 PM
Subject: Re: Medley play
> I'm not sure why anyone would want to play the intro of a song. I mean, if
> you just wanted to here the first fifteen secs of a song, do it by hand.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Glenn at home" <GlennErvin_at_cableone.net>
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Saturday, January 14, 2006 4:42 PM
> Subject: Re: Medley play
>> I'm not sure, but I think medley play would be where it would play a
>> pre-determined piece of each song throughout the folder or play list.
>> So I think it would play, say, 15 seconds of a song, and then move on to
>> the same with the next one.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Manuel Dejonghe" <manuel_at_dejonghe.de>
>> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>> Sent: Saturday, January 14, 2006 4:27 PM
>> Subject: Re: Medley play
>> On 1/14/06, David Pedersen <dav-ped_at_frisurf.no> wrote:
>>> Is there anyone out there, that like me, would enjoy to have the option
>>> Medley Play, in RB. And, if so, why is it not there? Any tech reason?
>> What in hell is a medley play ?
>> I can't think of anything else than a shuffle with a crossfade maybe.
Received on 2006-01-15