Opened 6 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#4616 closed Feature Request (fixed)

Better randomization techniques

Reported by: Frank S Owned by: Underground78
Priority: low Milestone: 1.7.9
Component: General Version: 1.7.5
Severity: trivial Keywords:
Cc: Evaluation:

Description

Hello,

I have a large playlist of over 1000+ videos, mostly of TV shows of
varying series, etc. that runs into a small UHF TV transmitter on
shuffle/random mode.

I've noticed it tends to queue an episode that has previously been
tagged as played quite frequently and results in having to keep
hitting next on the web interface a few times until I find something
"new".

I am hoping you could make it so episodes that are not tagged as
previously played in this session have a higher priority.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by Underground78 <underground78@…

Owner: set to Underground78 <underground78@…>
Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

In 29bf11:

Playlist: Fix and improve shuffle mode:

  • If the playlist was cleared and then the items readded, pressing next would cause a crash (fixes #3028).
  • The first item to play was always the first one in the playlist (fixes #3128).
  • Playback would stop after playing the last item of the playlist even if not all tracks had been played (fixes #80).
  • Going to the previous file used the playlist order instead of the shuffled order (fixes #4442).
  • No tracks will be repeated unless all tracks have been played at least once (fixes #4616).

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by Underground78

Milestone: next release
Owner: changed from Underground78 <underground78@… to Underground78

Will be in the nightly builds as of revision 1.7.8.211.

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by thevbm

Milestone: next release1.7.9

Milestone renamed

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