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Subject: Re: FS#9515 - custom quickscreen... want to commit...

Re: FS#9515 - custom quickscreen... want to commit...

From: alex wallis <>
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2008 16:35:03 -0000

>> wouldn't a customizable quickscreen a step towards customizable
>> buttons and menus, which we don't want (or at least didn't want in the
>> past)? Users will start to question why they can customize the
>> quickscreen but not the menus. By adding a customizable quickscreen we
>> will make our arguments against customizable menus weaker ("if it can
>> be done with the quickscreen, why can't it be done with the menus?").
> Dominik, you can be sure that I won't use the custom quickscreen as an
> argument to bring my rec button config patch back in. It is really sad
> that this topic is such a red flag for rockbox devs. If this attitude
> changes sometimes I might consider working on rockbox again.
> Rincewind

hi. Personally I don't see why there is a problem with the idea of custom
keymaps or configurable menus. i mean I no there is a wide range of targets
to support, but surely all that would need to be done would be to build in
clearly marked reset to defaults options for both configurable menus and
personally I have no use for the record feature on my player as I never
record with it, so I have assigned it to do something much more useful.
Also, if menus and keymaps were configurable on the player, I assume these
settings would be stored in a cfg file of some kind that could just be
Received on 2008-11-02

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