Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Behaviour of PREV/NEXT when skip length > 0 and prevent track skipping is activated
Behaviour of PREV/NEXT when skip length > 0 and prevent track skipping is activated
From: Al Le <al.le_at_gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2009 22:14:42 +0200
Since not too long there are two playback settings: "skip length" and
I'd like to discuss the desired behaviour on pressing PREV or NEXT if
As of now, the behaviour is as follows.
PREV: if the elapsed time is more than 1 min, you jump backward 1 min.
NEXT: if the remaining time is more than 1min you jump 1 min forward. If
Such behaviour has two drawbacks IMO:
1. It's not symmetric, i.e. PREV/NEXT behave not similar under similar
2. The action (and the amount of time skipped) taken upon a press may
I'd prefer a solution that, while preventing changing the track, would
We had some discussion on IRC (beginning at
If you press PREV or NEXT and the amount of "remaining time in that
For example, if the elapsed time is 1:20 and you press PREV, you jump 40
What do you think about it?
If the new behaviour is agreed upon, we'd have to define what "not
Your opinions are highly appreciated.
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