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Subject: Re: modifying Rockbox for disabled child

Re: modifying Rockbox for disabled child

From: benjamin brown <>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 06:15:16 -0400

One last thought on this, perhaps a selection list of features to place
into a *hidden* menu that was password protected would be easier to
implement at configure time. I'll play around with the idea when I get

Apologies, please forgive my mailing list ignorance.

On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 6:07 AM, Frank Gevaerts <> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 06:01:13AM -0400, benjamin brown wrote:
> > Should this be a custom build or should it we make it an option in the
> > configure script, something like a kids mode or safe mode option. I'm
> all
> > for an easy fix to raise the quality of life for someone, but there is
> more
> > than one person in the world that can benefit from this. Understandably
> > the features that need disabled are not going to be the same for
> everyone,
> > perhaps a graduating scale could be implemented "safe, safer, safest".
> > It's just something to think about.
> It is indeed something to think about, but historically settings that
> disable UI functionality have been *very* contentious.
> Frank
> PS: please don't top-post on this list
> --
> "Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
> Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
> by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
Received on 2013-10-21

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