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Michael Sigalos
2004-11-05, 12:58
I've added Bug 649 to the database. Please vote for it if you agree this
would be a useful addition.

http://bugs.slimdevices.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649


On Fri, Nov 5, 2004, kdf wrote...

> best to drop it there regardless. that way anyone who wants to can
> look it up and maybe give it a go. it shouldn't be all that hard,
> just a matter of choosing the mode when the player is off. right
> now, 'off' mode is just another case where the screensaver is ignored.
> it soulc easily be made a case where a different screensaver goes
> active. the web interface for the setting would be more or less a
> copy of the current setting.
>
> -kdf
>
> Quoting Michael Sigalos <miguel.slimdiscuss at zoemail.net>:
>
>> James,
>>
>> Yes, this is exactly what I am suggesting... a method to assign a
>> screensaver to the "off" state. This may (or may not) be a different
>> from the one used in the "play" or "on" state. Vidur had a nice
>> suggestion, and that would work for me, but I certainly would not want
>> to change the way the current screensavers are implemented if users
>> find those acceptable.
>>
>> In effect, this would be a "new" feature but really just an assignment
>> of existing functionality to a new state. While I can't imagine this
>> being difficult to do since the bulk of the work has already been done
>> (the screensavers), I admittedly have no solid knowledge of the
>> application architecture and it might be a bigger request that I
>> envision. Either way, I suppose I need to file a request in Bugzilla
>> for any official consideration, eh?

Danny Rego
2004-11-05, 14:42
That would be very handy.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Sigalos" <miguel.slimdiscuss (AT) zoemail (DOT) net>
To: "Slim Devices Discuss" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Sent: Friday, November 05, 2004 2:58 PM
Subject: [slim] Screensaver When Squeezebox Is Off


I've added Bug 649 to the database. Please vote for it if you agree this
would be a useful addition.

http://bugs.slimdevices.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649


On Fri, Nov 5, 2004, kdf wrote...

> best to drop it there regardless. that way anyone who wants to can
> look it up and maybe give it a go. it shouldn't be all that hard,
> just a matter of choosing the mode when the player is off. right
> now, 'off' mode is just another case where the screensaver is ignored.
> it soulc easily be made a case where a different screensaver goes
> active. the web interface for the setting would be more or less a
> copy of the current setting.
>
> -kdf
>
> Quoting Michael Sigalos <miguel.slimdiscuss at zoemail.net>:
>
>> James,
>>
>> Yes, this is exactly what I am suggesting... a method to assign a
>> screensaver to the "off" state. This may (or may not) be a different
>> from the one used in the "play" or "on" state. Vidur had a nice
>> suggestion, and that would work for me, but I certainly would not want
>> to change the way the current screensavers are implemented if users
>> find those acceptable.
>>
>> In effect, this would be a "new" feature but really just an assignment
>> of existing functionality to a new state. While I can't imagine this
>> being difficult to do since the bulk of the work has already been done
>> (the screensavers), I admittedly have no solid knowledge of the
>> application architecture and it might be a bigger request that I
>> envision. Either way, I suppose I need to file a request in Bugzilla
>> for any official consideration, eh?