Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Rhythmbox roadmap

> On Mon, 2003-10-13 at 16:31, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote:
>> You'll need to tell me again how to download from arch. :/ I tried the
>> instructions from a previous message but the arch get didn't work
>> after I registered the repository.  I better look at the arch tutorial
>> again.
> Check out the development web page:
>> >
>> > The major bugs blocking 0.6.0 are:
>> > 1) property browsers don't refresh after deletion
>> > 2) doing an "All" query should be faster
>> I"ll see what I can do about 2.
> Cool.  Basically the way to do it is to keep around a cached copy (be
> sure to g_object_ref it) of the query model used when there is no
> genre/artist/album/search query, in RBLibrarySource.  The tricky thing
> is to check to make sure that the sorting hasn't changed, and if it has
> you need to dump the cached copy and store a new one.
>> I'd like to help on this.  I've been thinking of other ideas for smart
>> lists that I want to address.  One of them is adding constraints to
>> smart playlists.  Since getting my pocket pc I've been really missing
>> a feature to be able to constrain a playlist by a certain size.  So if
>> I want to copy a set of songs randomly by a certain genre, I want to
>> also add a constraint that the size not be say 256MB.  Then I want to
>> be able to export this list to any device I want to.
> Yeah, that's something a smart playlist should be able to do.
>> One feature thats missing is the ability to just copy songs on a
>> playlist to somewhere.  This should not be hard with gnome-vfs.  But I
>> think it's something I want to work on, on a private branch. ;)
> Like if you drag a playlist icon from rb to nautilus or something?

If you follow the DnD model, draging would create a playlist file on drop
and ctrl+draging would actually copy songs and the playlist file.  This
would best be done in a directory IMO, but i'm not sure how that would
work with DnD and nautilus.

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