Originally Posted by lewislink
That's unfortunate and no way to design a music playing device.
That's akin to eating one thing at a time in a multi-course meal. First you eat the meat, then eat the vegetable, then eat the potatoes, then eat the bread, then eat the desert.
I'll have you know that's actually the way I eat. One thing at a time, so the tastes don't get mixed in.
Are you saying you don't save the desert for last?
As for the SMP/SRP, they're meant to be simple to operate for people that aren't familiar with digital music players. Those wanting shuffle obviously need something more, and should ignore them.