ffalarms 0.2.1 and atd-over-fso (now works on SHR-testing)
helge.hafting at hist.no
Tue Apr 28 13:54:36 CEST 2009
> Hi Lukasz
> 1st, thanks for this great application. I would like to know:
> * if you planed to release a deb package for the debian based distros
> * if you planned to add the features wich mimate the sun rising by
> increasing the light step by step as the sound increase the volume. The
> best would be to go from red to orange, then yello then white :D
> Thx again
> 2009/4/27 Łukasz Pankowski <lukpank at o2.pl>
> "Steven **" <montgoss+openmokocommunity at gmail.com
> <mailto:montgoss%2Bopenmokocommunity at gmail.com>> writes:
> > A well written app that works quite well under latest SHR-testing
> > (installed via opkg directly from SHR feeds).
> Nice to hear.
> > One area I think needs improvement ASAP: my Freerunner suspends
> > silencing the alarm) before the alarm gets loud enough to really wake
> > me up. SHR goes back to suspended after about 1 minute even if
> > ffalarms is playing the alarm. There are two things that would help
> > this:
> > 1. Make the loudness increase by more with each step. Ideally this
> > would be configurable.
> Currently it increases the volume +1 each second, I may make the time
> between increases configurable in config file if you insist that fixing
> point 2. (see below) is not enough for you.
> > 2. Make ffalarms prevent suspend for a time, maybe 5 minutes. (Note
> > that it would be REALLY bad to prevent suspend indefinitely, as I
> > might forget I set an alarm and walk away from the phone, only to
> > back hours later to an empty battery)
> I will try to fix the suspend issue this weekend (time is scarce) that
> is avoid suspending until you stop the alarm.
Please keep the alarm going for 15min or so - it is possible to sleep
through 5 min. :-) 15 min won't hurt the battery much.
Also, consider using the vibrator when the ringing gets loud. That helps
if the phone is inside a pocket, in a noisy place.
Thanks for a fine and useful app!
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