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Subject: Re: Software "Off" switch?

Re: Software "Off" switch?

From: Stéphane Doyon <>
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2008 21:56:08 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 3 Dec 2008, Jacob Rau wrote:

> Unless I keep the majority of my thumb off the body of the player, other
> buttons are overlapped and pressed when I attempt to shut down. The player
> will not shut down when other buttons are pressed during the power hold.
> And the delay is too long, IMO. With any kind of a consensus, it would be
> nice to have this delay shortened.
> Whether or not my patches will be accepted, I think I will try digging into
> the code to change this up for a personal custom build.
> I'm glad I'm not the only one having frustration with this. Shall I file a
> bug?

FWIW, I had similar concerns and it bothered me enough that I did FS#7979:
shutdown when engaging the hold switch.

I realize that most people would probably not care, but I felt I needed
the extra peace of mind: I'm blind, so I like that I can feel the button
click and know that the player is shutting down, even if I've had to rip
off my earphones and rush for some reason.

Stéphane Doyon

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