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Subject: RE: Just an Idea

RE: Just an Idea

From: Peter D'Hoye <>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2006 21:25:35 +0200

Hi Roberto,

there is already a plan to create a 'virtual directory' in the root to allow
ID3 browsing from the file browser. I think this system should then also
allow us to support loadable media (usbotg)


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of
> Roberto Lublinerman
> Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 12:48 AM
> To:
> Subject: [Spam][100.0%] Just an Idea
> Let me first say that I am new to rockbox and rockbox-dev,
> and may what I am about to say has been said many times already.
> I am pleased with the overall functionality of Rockbox,
> however I mainly use the tag cache, and switching from id3 to
> file mode whenever I want to browse the filetree is a little
> inconvenient.
> I am about to start coding a patch to make the navigation
> work the following
> way: The starting menu will defined on a file, i.e.
> tagnavi.config, each entry will be as now related to tag
> navigation, or related to a file or directory. This way one
> can configure what is shown in the main menu and for examples
> include a common used plugin, an image, a playlist, some root
> directory or a submenu defined in the same way.
> Looking at the code it seems that the structure used by
> filetree and tagtree is the same, so the functionality is
> almost there.
> I just wanted to know if this feature has already been
> proposed, if someone has already started coding something
> similar and if it seems reasonable to you.
> All the best,
> Roberto.
Received on 2006-05-24

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