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Re: The future of NetBSD



soralx_(_at_)_cydem_(_dot_)_org writes:
> What if you:
> are already watching a movie?
> - have more than 1 dvd-rom and insert 2 disks at the same time, will it
>   automagically play the first part? Will it play the second part after?
>   Will it pause for 15 minutes before playing second dvd, so you can go
>   make some tea?
> - inserted dvd to launch video without sound (to see what's on it), say,
>   because you are listening to music?
> - forget that speaker volume is very high, and put in a dvd just to remove
>   it from bench so it doesn't collect dust, and view it later (and it's
>   3 o'clock)?
> - don't even want to mount the cd, but just want to check the media
>   manufacturer, to see how long the media will last? And then test
>   every CD from the collection? (yeah, turning off DVD auto-play is
>   really useful here)
>
> Do you always want the movie to start full-screen?

You're tilting at windmills.  I don't know of any OS that
automatically starts playing a movie when you insert the DVD.  What
usually happens is simply that the movie player application pops up;
you still have to press play to start the movie.

DES
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Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des_(_at_)_des_(_dot_)_no
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