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Subject: Re: NoDo or not?

Re: NoDo or not?

From: Jeff Goode <>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 06:25:31 -0400

On 3/29/2010 05:57, Nils wrote:
> I would rather see a solution for completely remapping the keys than
> this scheme with one or a few remappable buttons only.
> I know this has been argued to death over and over but the only two
> arguments against it are
> a) support nightmare
> b) unwanted complexity
> a) is easily dealt with by telling users to use the default mapping if
> they want help or if something doesn't work.
> b) I don't think this will make rockbox significantly more complex
> than having just one or a few configurable buttons
> One other problematic thing is that not all buttons can be used in
> combos, but we can just (try to) document that and leave the
> resposibility to the user.
> The button or combo for resetting settings can be hardcoded or simply
> checked before a custom mapping is loaded so the default is used.
I just want a key I can assign on the fly so I don't have to drill down
to context menus all the time. I don't want user-switchable keymaps. I
don't want to have to load an entirely new keymap just to change
functions. I merely want what I want, when I want it. :)
Received on 2010-03-29

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