[Loadstone] behavior when pressing end key

Charlie Richardson charlieofalbany at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 5 01:56:09 BST 2007


Just because I haven't seen it mentioned my 6682 minimizes the program if 
the end call button is pressed.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charlie" <charlie at loadstone-gps.com>
To: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Monday, June 04, 2007 10:09 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] behavior when pressing end key


> Hi Shawn,
>
> Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu> wrote:
>
>> I don't know what this key is doing on other people's phones but on my 
>> n70
>> and e70 when it's pressed it exits, not backgrounds, the currently 
>> running
>> application. This is true on all the applications on the phones as far as 
>> I
>> can tell.
>
> That's true on E70 and maybe on N70 (I don't have a N70), with exception 
> of
> IM+, which is *not* killed by pressing the end key. IM+ is just minimized
> to background - without bringing up an exit confirmation question - even 
> on
> the E70 and the 5500 sport, both 3rd edition phones.
>
> . But on 6630 and on 6680 it's as I wrote in my last mail. As far as I
> remember also on the 6600 the end key just minimizes every application to
> the background.
>
>> According to the symbian docs there's two kinds of exit, exit when you 
>> can,
>> prompting the user if you want, and exit now, make it fast and don't 
>> prompt
>> the user. The exit when you want seems to be what's being sent when key 2 
>> is
>> pressed but the exit now is being sent when the end key is pressed. We 
>> could
>> revert the exit now back to the previous behaviour but this can be sent 
>> to
>> the program in error conditions so it's not advised.
>
> Yep, because of the fucking signing policy on 3rd edition phones there
> isn't much we can do, if Nokia decides over the heads of all their users
> and developers... :-( But on 2nd edition phones we can do it as we like.
>
> regards,
> Bert
>
> -- 
> Because of the bad readability of the text.
>> Why is "Text on top, fullquote at the bottom" so bad?
>>> "Text on top, fullquote at the bottom"
>>>> What's one of the most annoying things on the net?
>
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