[Flac-dev] Accepted metadata format(s?)

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 27 01:07:02 PDT 2003

--- Asheesh Laroia <asheesh at asheesh.org> wrote:
> So, what is the "official" way to tag FLAC files with (at least)
> Artist/Author and Title/Name information?  Is it ID3V2 still it, or
> has
> that become deprecated?  Does the XMMS Plugin (the only FLAC "client"
> I
> need to support my metadata, for now at least) support reading Ogg
> comments?  Are they "Better"?

the official way is vorbis comments.  id3 is not deprecated
but support in the plugins for it is not guaranteed to always
be there (there are no plans to remove it either).

> So, can I switch to Ogg comments?  Would it make Josh feel better if
> I
> did?  What would it break if I did (i.e., XMMS plugin)?

everything support vorbis comments now.  whether or not to
switch now I guess depends on the effort involved.


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