Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Play Queue Bounty

On Tue, 2005-03-22 at 12:33, James Livingston wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-03-22 at 12:12 +0000, Gisli Ottarsson wrote:

> > > 2) You only have the name of the song there, and I've got quite a few
> > > songs that have the same name (and different artists). On my setup the
> > > Title and Artist columns take up about 45-50% of the width of the
> > > columns in the library.
> > 
> > Is this tremendously important?  Obviously, once the song starts
> > playing, its information will be shown in the 'now playing' area. When
> > you dragged the song to the queue you had all this information.  The
> > only time you might wonder whose rendition of 'Misty' is in the queue 
> > is when it was added there by another user, or by Shuffle.  In the
> > latter case, there is certainly no lack of functionality.  Today you
> > have no idea what songs Suffle-mode will play next, with this you would
> > at least know the name of the song.  I suppose the full information about
> > the song could be provided as a tip-text (the type that pops up when
> > you hover over an area), for the intensely curious.
> The main time I'd use the queue for more than one song is for a party or
> something, and from my experience with that (using a playlist as a mock
> "queue") plenty of different people come and play with it over the
> course of time. Having the info in a tool-top would be acceptable
> though.

This is precisely how I would use it.  At a party where everyone is a
DJ.  Admittedly, each participant would first scan the list to see what
is currently in the queue and seeing only the name of the song could 
be limiting.


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