You can skip to the next track. That is more convenient than current behavior. BUT it would be nice to not even have to do that.
I think both should be left in, because i can see scenarios and reasons for keeping both.
The way i see it, more convenient playlist handling is, the better rockbox will be. To me that is the most important aspect of an audio player. (well, other than being able to play files
I'd actually like to see the patch implemented into cvs too, but that's a fight i'll probably lose.