Originally Posted by Code Monkey
This is largely irrelevant. The only currently shipping iPod that has any sort of live updating to speak of is the classic. The 5G nano sort of worked, but no linking to another playlist nor use of the iTunes 9.X nested logic. Otherwise, it's 2008 and earlier clickwheel iPods. On all iOS devices and the 6G nano the only sort of smartlist that will live update is the useless kind.
I was not assuming the poster had a brand-new iPod. Thanks for sh*tting all over me trying to be helpful, though.
Daily use: 3G nano 8GB, 4G touch 8GB
Previously used: 1G nano 4GB, 2G nano 4GB, 2G touch 8GB