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video playback - marking as done when pausing causing a delete on the next update

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umuff71
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video playback - marking as done when pausing causing a delete on the next update

When a video is played back with 'meridian video player', doggcatcher will mark it as 'done' even if I just paused the video. This will then delete the video in the next update, which is not intended since I was not done watching it.

umuff71
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How about you change the

How about you change the state from 'new' to 'in-progress' when you start the external player.

Then when you come back from the external player you bring up a dialog with 'done - stop, done - continue, pause' as options, where
- done - stop, will mark the current item as done, and stop playback
- done - continue, will mark the current item as done, and launch the next video on the playlist
- pause, will leave the item as 'in progress' and will not continue playback

That way an item would not be marked as done too early, and when an update happens while the screen is on the external player in pause, the item does not accidentally get deleted as it happens to me for most long videos when I pause them, which is a kinda big bummer, since downloading a big video is not that fun (my bandwidth / month is about 3.4 GB on the cell network already ...)

eric
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Still thinking...

I'm still thinking about this one, I haven't forgotten.

eric
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In next release

I've got something that covers this in the next release.

After returning from playing in the external player, you'll be prompted with which state to want to flag the item (new/inprogress/done). You will also be able to configure a preference to always flag as the same state if you don't want to be prompted.