[maemo-users] Headset plugged in disables ringtones

From: Henrik Frisk frisk.h at gmail.com
Date: Thu Nov 27 17:27:43 EET 2008
On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 2:18 PM, Dave Neary <dneary at maemo.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Eero Tamminen wrote:
>> But not to both at the same time (i.e. music to headphones,
>> alarm to speaker).  Would you remember to switch sound to
>> speakers when you take the headphones off your head?  I think
>> it's just easier to unplug the headphones from the device.
> This is also a problem on the desktop for VoIP applications - ideally
> you would like to have sound profiles - "alarm" sounds go both to
> speakers and headsets, and "application" sounds only go to the
> headphones (if they're plugged in).
That's true, but the IT is not a desktop computer.

> In a typical home office, I listen to music, but if I have to plug in my
> headphones before answering a VoIP call, it's a pain in the rear.
I agree. Answering the phone only to ask the caller to hold while
(s)he is forced to listen to crackles and pops while I plug in my
headset is not a 2008-way of carrying out a phone call. VoIP is
however :)


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