Tag Standard Updated (Re: [vorbis] Quality & Tags)
g_ogg at zewt.org
Sun Feb 3 17:38:34 PST 2002
On Sun, Feb 03, 2002 at 05:20:54PM -0800, David K. Gasaway wrote:
> > If it's in the data, and not inherent in the format, it's editable.
> > This isn't stuff protected by the OS itself (as FS metadata is), it's
> > user files, and if it's encoded, it can be changed. You can't keep
> > people from lying if they really want to.
> I don't think that's the point here. If some MP3 zealot want to hack his oggs to tarnish the vorbis
> image, there's no way we can help that. :P But we don't want to shoot ourselves in the foot by
> setting forth a standard that's vulnerable to poorly written tagging tools, encoder front-ends,
> players, and generally ignorant (but not malicious) users.
If you think there should be a separate "tag" section for stuff regular
tag editors aren't intended to change, feel free to propose something
like that; AFAIK, there's no place for it now, though. (The file
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