rich at hq.vsaa.lv
Tue Sep 5 12:20:57 UTC 2006
what about storing mood files with filenames as hashes, similar to
downloaded album covers, and with pointers in the db ?
Jeff Mitchell wrote:
> Some filesystems don't support commas. I know that my parents' Windows box
> doesn't, so I can guarantee that either FAT32 or NTFS are not comma-friendly,
> and both are used by many users for collections.
> Obviously this isn't a huge problem at the moment, but if Amarok is ported to
> other platforms with KDE4 this very well might become an issue. So maybe
> it'd be good to just use a different character from the start?
> I use ^, which works for my parents' computer, and isn't likely to be found
> anywhere else in the filename. But if you decide to change it you should
> make sure that whatever you pick works for all the common filesystems (and if
> possible, the not-so-common ones, like UFS for FreeBSD, etc. -- probably not
> a problem since really it's Windows that can't deal with all characters).
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