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Subject: Re: alarm

Re: alarm

From: victor rajewski <>
Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2006 22:35:29 +1000

On 9/17/06, Stephan Seitz <> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 17, 2006 at 09:03:41PM +1000, victor rajewski wrote:
> >I'm working on a plugin to provide alarm-clock like functionality for
> >any device with an RTC.
> My question should not stop you from working on your plugin, but who
> would use it, I wonder?

Well, me for one. That's enough, really.

> You would need external speakers. I don't know of any person who is able
> to sleep with headphones.

Have done so in hostel dorms with snoring people, but generally, I
plug the thing into my amp, and it tends to be charging in its cradle
most nights anyway.

> You would probably need a power supply for your device because it is
> running the whole time and you don't want to oversleep because the
> battery is discharged.
> Which device supports a good RTC? At least my iRiver 340 doesn't have a
> clock I would like to rely on. Any device with a radio controlled clock
> available?

My H340's clock is quite reasonable; perhaps it drifts a few minutes
every month if it doesn't get much use, but on the whole is fine.
Received on 2006-09-17

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