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Subject: Re: feedback on voice UI changes

Re: feedback on voice UI changes

From: Brandon Low <>
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2006 18:07:01 -0500

On Mon, 04/24/06 at 01:04:28 +1000, James Teh wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 23, 2006 at 07:17:39PM +1000, wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 23, 2006 at 05:52:29PM +1000, wrote:
> > > > > * Currently, voice clips still don't shut up when they should; e.g.
> > > > > moving to another menu item while the current voice clip is playing
> > > > > doesn't silence the current clip.
> > It should be noted also that response time is much nicer while audio is
> > playing as compared to while playback is stopped.
> Further comment: the response time while playing is actually very
> tolerable; a little way from being instant, but as you say, due to the
> decoder, we're not going to get much better than that. It is only while
> playback is stopped that it is somewhat painful to work with.
Good, I'll improve the playback stopped response time soon.

> One other bug that still remains is the crash on the recording
> screen if voice is enabled and user exits without making a recording.
> The workaround is to enable prerecording.
> This leads me to ask two questions:
> * Do the Archos units capable of recording talk on the recording screen
> in the recording menu before a recording has been made?
> * If not, can the code always do a talk_buffer_steel() on the recording
> screen regardless of whether prerecording is set or the record button
> has been pressed?
> I suspect this would be a hack and wouldn't actually fix the root cause,
> but I don't understand the code enough to figure out what's going on.
> This comment might also be worth reading:

Not sure I follow this. This crash will eventually be looked into.
> Sorry for all the questions and bug reports. :)
> Jamie
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Received on 2006-04-24

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