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Subject: Re: WPS on RaaA

Re: WPS on RaaA

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 09:12:06 +1100

On 25 February 2011 09:06, Alex Parker <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> 1) Currently RaaA (Android, Maemo etc.) follow the same system as normal
> targets for the play/pause icon on the WPS - they show playback state.
> However on a touchscreen this feels odd as they should show what clicking on
> the icon will do.  I'd like to swap this.
> 2) At least on android 480x800 ffwd/rew are hidden behind the RB logo unless
> you touch the screen first, but if you touch the logo then you end up either
> fast forwarding or rewinding by accident.  I don't know why they are hidden
> and I'd like to show them permanently.
> 3) When we are e.g. fast forwarding then what should the play/pause
> icon/button show? Stay showing play, or show that we are in ffwd?
> 4) Further, I think play/pause should be between ffwd/rewind.
> 5) Do we want a stop button? I currently want to regularly stop playback not
> just pause as on android the only way to get rid of the notificiation bar
> stuff is to stop playback.  For me, I'd just get rid of the notification bar
> stuff when paused too, but I imagine some people would like to keep it to
> easily resume playback.  Long press is available on touch screen, but long
> pressing play (or even pause when the icons are swapped) to stop didn't
> occur to me at first.
> 1) and 2) I think should definitely change and I'd like to go ahead and do
> that, 3) I don't mind - if there is no big consensus then I'll leave it as
> it is, 4) I'm a little less fussed about and someone else would need to
> change the background and 5) I just don't know :)
> Any thoughts/objections?
> Alex

Firstly its all touch targets not just RaaA. Secondly i agree with
pretty much all of it except the need for a STOP button. (long play is
Received on 2011-02-24

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