[All] To build a better music player

Marcel tanuva at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 4 17:37:17 CET 2009

Am Wednesday 04 March 2009 17:24:18 schrieb David Garabana Barro:
> On Wednesday 04 March 2009 17:06:43 The Digital Pioneer wrote:
> > > 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)
> >
> > As Stefan said, this isn't a problem of the player not reading ID3 data,
> > it's a problem of inconsistency. Different people have different wants
> > and the player can't magically know what you want. Unfortunately, the
> > Freerunner has no brainwave scanning peripherals. Perhaps they'll include
> > that in GTA03. :)
> I think it's a problem of horsepower. If you can, as modern players do,
> read all id3 info of all tracks, and process it on a relational database,
> you can perfectly sort all your songs by author/album/year/genre/what you
> want ;)
> But, if doing so is a slow process on my 2.4 GHz desktop, I cannot imagine
> how slow would be on the freerunner.
> What about an option for selecting between name order/ track# order?
> This would satisfy almost all people, I think.

That's what I thought of, too. Having another option in the config file won't 
hurt the gui :)


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