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Subject: Re: WPS BMP loadig change coming up

Re: WPS BMP loadig change coming up

From: Jens Arnold <>
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2005 23:10:52 +0100

On 13.11.2005, Tony Lenox wrote:

>> If we only switch to having most configs in a plain
>> text-based .cfg file (as
>> we've planned for years) I don't that there is a problem we
>> need to fix.

> I didn't know that was planned... Yet there is a case when
> rockbox is first installed - will it be able to pick up some
> default "theme" to run? (then its up to build bundler to
> include default WPS etc, but at least code can support that).

Well, there will always be builtin defaults - the code has to
include at least sane basic values, and builtin defaults have
the added advantage that the firmware can maintain basic
operation even if loading this or that config file fails.

I don't see the need for an additional method to get defaults,
it would only complicate things. Imho, one reason why rockbox
has come that far is the KISS principle, a principle that seems
a bit disregarded recently...

Just my 2 cents...

Received on 2005-11-13

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