ffalarms 0.3 -- recurring alarms
billk at iinet.net.au
Fri Oct 30 00:14:30 CET 2009
On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 23:52 +0100, Łukasz Pankowski wrote:
> William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au> writes:
> > On Wed, 2009-10-28 at 22:39 +0100, Petr Vanek wrote:
> >> On Wed, 28 Oct 2009 21:32:03 +0000
> >> Al Johnson <openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk> (AJ) wrote:
> >> >On Wednesday 28 October 2009, Petr Vanek wrote:
> >> >> >I meant that it ought to behave that way in future, not that it
> >> >> >would in the current version. I don't care if the phone goes to
> >> >> >sleep during the snooze interval so long as the alarm goes off
> >> >> >again five minutes later!
> >> >> >
> >> >> :) sure, now it didn't wake up itself and me neither :))
> >> >>
> >> >> what if the unlocking 1-2-3-4 pattern is configurable, how would
> >> >> snooze get in then?
> >> >
> >> >How about puzzle to stop the sound, display the message and show the
> >> >ACK slider? If you don't ACK then there's another alarm after the
> >> >snooze interval.
> When I implement snoozing (repeating the alarm if not ACK) I consider
> easy turning off the alarm for the first time (most probably a button),
> and a puzzle in a snoozed mode (all but first time).
Now that sounds a good compromise
> >> that would do just fine for me, just some people wanted to get rid of
> >> the puzzle...
> >> Petr
> > Even without the puzzel, you still need an acknowledge button for the
> > alarm so thats not a problem. The problem with the puzzel is 4 buttons
> > with small, unreadable text that have to be pressed in a specific order
> > when you have just been woken up and are disoriented, cant find your
> > glasses and your grumpy, just woken up better half is berating you for
> > the umpteenth time for not being able to turn off the alarm :(
> The digits could be made bigger.
This would be a big help
> I considered it a feature that until I the digits are blurred means I am
> not awaken, ie alarm should still play. But the story is of course
> different when you do not want to wake up the rest of the house.
Yes, I am an early riser in a house of late risers - what a pain but at
least I get the place to myself - as long as I am quiet!!!!
Everyones use case is different! The trick is getting it flexible enough to satisfy the majority ;)
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