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Subject: Re: Making absolute point mode default

Re: Making absolute point mode default

From: Maurus Cuelenaere <>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 13:20:23 +0200

 Op 26-10-10 13:16, Thomas Martitz schreef:
> So, I'm planning to make the absolute point mode default very soon after
> kinetic scrolling is in.
> The argument is that Rockbox appears to be broken for new users that are
> surprised when confronted with the grid mode (which has no visual
> indications). And I can say Rockbox works nicely[*] with the absolute
> mode now.
> I would like to do it for all touchscreens, but I don't know the
> cabbiev2 situation on all touchscreen devices, or recording & fm radio
> screen if there is one. Are these controllable with the absolute point mode?
> I'd propose to make the change for all and force people to adapt the
> missing parts finally (the absolute point mode is not a new thing at
> all)? You can always get to the touchscreen settings to enable grid the
> mode if it's unfeasible. Any opinions?

+1, grid mode has been the default for way too long.

Maurus Cuelenaere
Received on 2010-10-26

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