[Flac-dev] Indexed FLAC file?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri Jan 7 17:12:52 PST 2011

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 6:11 PM, Brian Waters <brianmwaters at gmail.com> wrote:
> .m3u and .pls playlist files are pretty common and most major media
> players support them, maybe even embedded ones like the one in your
> car. David's right, the best thing is to make a database of your stuff
> (iTunes was good, the last time I had a mac), but then that won't work
> in your car or anything.
> For a long time I've wanted to make a web-based music database that
> does the tables the right way, with foreign keys and lookup tables for
> artists and albums, instead of the naieve "giant excel spreadsheet"
> approach that everything else takes these days. For thirty bucks a
> month you could stream your stuff to your smartphone and rock out
> wherever there's a headphone jack. Actually, there is something like
> that out now (but I thought of it first!), it's called subsonic, and I
> haven't looked at it. If I ever stop being lazy and build my project,
> I'll send you an email.

a squeeze client for your phone and squeezeserver (now slimserver) on
the machine with all the music will do this already. not sure who/want
has done a squeeze/slim implementation for iOS or android, but it
can't be hard - the source code for a client is all out there.

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