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Subject: Re: Voice support suggestion

Re: Voice support suggestion

From: Tapio Kelloniemi <>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 01:00:24 +0200

On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 03:23:21PM -0400, Erin Chaves wrote:
> Arnaud wrote:
> >believe me, there are people who are never sure where they are.
> >especially with players that have a little joystic like the X5.
> Tapio wrote:
> Those people cannot install Rockbox nor can they use it at its current
> state of voice support, and they most likely cannot even copy their music
> to their players... And what comes to X5, its joystick is not difficult to
> use.
> Tapio,
> Aren't you being a bit harsh? I use an X5, and I consider myself to be
> rather tech-savvy, but the new menu structure has made it just a little
> more confusing.

Oh, you misunderstood me, let me explain...

> I do agree that when I select 'general settings', I have
> no problem arrowing right to reach the first item. Then again, I don't
> know why, but since the menu change, when I arrow out of a menu, the voice
> doesn't speak consistently, and sometimes I actually don't know where I am.
> So, it is quite possible to become disoriented.

Yes, this is exactly the problem the new feature would resolve. People
are not expected to remember what menu they came from ten minutes ago, but
IMHO they should be expected to remember what menu they entered less than one
second ago.

Received on 2007-03-23

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