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Subject: Re: FS#10343: Resume playback even if it reached the end and stopped

Re: FS#10343: Resume playback even if it reached the end and stopped

From: Al Le <>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 14:12:17 +0200

On 30.06.2009 13:36, pondlife wrote:
>> Yes, but you answer does not address the "dimension" of power-off
> I must be missing something - I don't see how power off is related at all.
> [. . .]
>> I consider "Start screen = WPS" as an automatic press of PLAY (or
>> selecting "resume playback" from the menu) after power on,
> That's exactly how I see it too.

If I understood Paul's objections correctly, the power off case was
exactly the special case (that's why I mentioned power off in the
response to you). Paul suggested, that, if the playlist ended
"naturally", i.e. played to the end (and hence playback stopped), and
then the player was switched off (manually or automatically through idle
timeout), the playback should NOT automatically start the next time the
player is switched on. We're talking about this particular case only.

> All I'm saying is that at end-of-playlist (repeat off), the playlist index
> is reset so playback will restart when PLAY is pressed (or Resume Playback
> is selected, or the player is restarted with Start Screen = WPS).

Yes, this is the description of how the desired behaviour could/should
be implemented technically. But we first have to agree on the desired
Received on 2009-06-30

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