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

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

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 10:22:42 -0500

On 3/30/2010 10:17 AM, Al Le wrote:
> Normally, I set the "repeat" option to "off". But sometimes (or even often), after the playlist ends, I think "Oh, that was good, I'd like to listen to this music once again". At this point, this feature would be very handy. And I see no reason why the player should refuse to do what I explicitly (and manually) request by pressing PLAY.
Couldn't you "explicitly (and manually)" request it to play the list
again by highlighting the list and pressing select?

I turn repeat off so that when a list ends I explicitly *do not* hear it
again. If I put my player down and pick it up again the next day and hit
"resume" I want to see "nothing to resume" to remind me that I finished
whatever program I was listening to. I don't want my player rebuffering
on bootup after I finish something.

If you can manually hit "play" to resume, can't you just turn on repeat
and manually hit "stop" as well? That's a feature we already have, and
would give you the same functionality without removing an existing
feature for the rest of us.
Received on 2010-03-30

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