[vorbis] Comment field spec needs to be expanded and tightened
scben at techst02.technion.ac.il
Sun Mar 11 01:59:21 PST 2001
On Fri, 9 Mar 2001, Bacchus 13 wrote:
> cannot understand each other). So, format itself should be open. What
> we need is efficient comment editors that satisfy our various needs -
> i.e. comment editors which allow us to use various languages, various
> calendars, various fields.
Good point. Didn't think about this.
> I think this tendency will be getting common in Vorbis project. The
> latest programs are released for linux as developers are using this OS
> (Many of them are highly customisable but not quite beginner friendly).
> After that, they will be adopted into the more popular and commercial
> OS such as Mac and Windows through individual programmers or private
> companies. Some programmers seem to be already working on Winamp plug-in
> for Vorbis with comment editors as you can see from the list. So, what
> you are telling about 'the guidelines promoting common usage' will be
> decided in this phase of adaptation. I wonder if someone will make a
> comment editor that can translate Jewish dates to Gregorian ones, though...
How about an Emacs mode for Vorbis comment editing? Emacs' calendar
handles even Maya's dates :-) Is there any emacs interface to ID3's? I
suppose it will appear one day, probably integrated into a player
interface from Emacs... Somebody that uses Emacs as his OS, window
system and desktop environment will write it one day...
Beni Cherniavsky <cben at crosswinds.net>
(also scben at t2,cben at tx in Technion)
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