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Subject: Re: bundled WPSes => themes?

Re: bundled WPSes => themes?

From: Ronald Teune <>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 11:35:32 +0100

How about automatically loading wpsfilename.cfg at opening the .wps file?
Then there's no need for extra menus and stuff, and it would be a simple
It might have some side-effects like users seeing weird stuff because they
don't know their settings have changed, but that would be the same when
using themes.
If I understand correctly, what you want now is 1) browse cfg files, 2)
browse wps files, 3) browse themes. This sounds a bit doubled up. Correct
me if I'm wrong. :-)


On Wed, 16 Nov 2005 07:51:41 +0100, Daniel Stenberg <>

> All this taken together, I'm thinking that perhaps the bundled WPSes
> could be the start of a "theme" concept. With a simple "browse themes"
> option in the menu, we could browse the .cfg files in .rockbox/wps/ and
> consider them being "themes" or "skins". When we add further
> configurations like bootup sound and customizable icons, we could simply
> add the setting of those choices to these very same .cfg files.
> Good? Bad?
Received on 2005-11-16

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