[All] To build a better music player

Marcel tanuva at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 4 16:37:34 CET 2009

Am Wednesday 04 March 2009 16:25:54 schrieb Stefan Monnier:
> >> FYI, there is a new version of pythm available on opkg.org
> >
> > I only miss one little thing
> > When you add an entire directory to playlist, tracks are alphabetically
> > ordered, but, if exists, they should be ordered by track # (from ID3 or
> > ogg tags).
> This turns out to be a tricky problem.
> > I have a lot of disks without track number on track name, only identified
> > by track# on id3/ogg
> And other people have directories with files that aren't part of
> a single album, so the track numbers are not related.
> Also, there are multi-CD albums, where you may have a single directory
> with all the songs for all the CDs in the album, so you'd then need to
> sort by disknumber+tracknumber.
> The current solution is the easiest and also the most flexible: no
> matter how you organize your directories, it should be pretty easy for
> you to fix your file names such that they get sorted in the order
> you like.

I would not want to have to rename hundreds of files to get some media player 
sort them correctly just because it doesn't read id3 data... (Although my 
filenames actually do have the tracknums included)


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