[Fwd: Re: Support "album artist" and "artist sort" in TagLib::Tag interface?]

Mark Kretschmann kretschmann at kde.org
Sun Jan 11 21:05:21 CET 2009

On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 8:43 PM, Alex Merry <kde at randomguy3.me.uk> wrote:
> On Saturday 10 January 2009 21:52:49 Jeff Mitchell wrote:
>> Might it make sense at some point to do what Songbird does and package
>> our own Taglib?
>> It would certainly help with bug fixes.  Taglib hasn't been released
>> since January, despite many bug fixes in trunk...not to mention patches
>> like these that might be useful to us as well.
> I'd have thought we should try to see if Scott will release an updated version
> first, before we start going down the route of including copies of our
> dependencies...
> While including dependencies is expected on Windows and MacOS, it tends to
> just cause problems on Linux, and I'm not sure packagers would appreciate it
> particularly.

Generally, Scott is a really nice and smart guy, and I think we should
talk to him first, before taking any drastic measures.

Maybe together we can find a way to speed up TagLib development,
without forking it :)

Mark Kretschmann
Amarok Developer
www.kde.org - amarok.kde.org

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