[vorbis] (Classical) Request for Standardization of expanded TAGS
Nathan I. Sharfi
nisharfi at csupomona.edu
Mon Dec 10 21:00:31 PST 2001
On Fri, 7 Dec 2001, Craig Dickson wrote:
> Jonathan Walther wrote:
> > If you think
> > things are becoming messy, its because to accurately tag a piece of
> > music may be intrinsically messy. Wouldn't you prefer it was a
> > standardized mess so it can at least be dealt with?
> A standardized mess is still a mess, so it can't be dealt with _well_.
> If we all agree that it's going to be a mess no matter how it's done,
> then the standard should be minimal and extremely simple to maximize
> the chance of users doing it right. Your proposal is not simple, is
> certainly not minimal, and involves a lot of arbitrary judgments that
> you can't seriously expect different people to resolve similarly.
Isn't that what standards are for? To resolve arbitrary judgements and to
provide a "default" way to do things for interoperability's sake?
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