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Subject: Re: Proposing a small change to the sansa fuze keymap.

Re: Proposing a small change to the sansa fuze keymap.

From: Rafaël Carré <>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 17:27:14 +0200

On Mon, 16 Aug 2010 17:16:31 +0200
Nils Wallménius <> wrote:

> I also don't see a reason why "exiting plugins" and "stop playback"
> should be on the same button.

They are 2 different actions so the button can be separated IMO.

> And i don't know if the argument that changing a button map is bad
> because users are used to the way it was is a good agrument because
> that would mean we shouldn't ever change keymaps.

I agree with you, but there are also developers used to the way it
was ;)

> home versus play pause shouldn't matter specifically to lefties
> afaict, i ca use all the buttons fine with my left hand except the
> power switch which is rather awkward.

Yeah, whatever you change please keep the power button only as last
option, even with the right hand it's quite hard to use it.

> as for consistency that depends on what you want to be consistent
> with. I agree that consistency within the targets' keymap is the most
> important but i don't think this change makes it less consistent.
> And last, if keeping it on long home is very important to some people,
> would it be ok with you to add a stop action to long play/pause
> anyway?

Fine with me

✍ Rafaël Carré ☺

Received on 2010-08-16

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