Adding flac-support to kde-multimedia?

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at
Sun Sep 7 13:46:42 BST 2003

On Sunday 07 September 2003 13:38, Scott Wheeler wrote:
> On Sunday 07 September 2003 13:08, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > - kfile_plugin/flac (not started, should be easy since it uses ID3 like
> > mp3)
> The version with the .flac extension uses ID3v2 IIRC.  FLAC is in the
> process of being Ogg-ified in which case it will use "Xiph comments". 
> Since TagLib more or less supports these other two formats it would be
> trivial to have it work for them with FLAC.
The FLAC-specification states that it can be both appended with ID3v1 and 
prepended with ID3v2. But even old-style FLACs can also contain optional 
ogg-comments. So to be perfectly compatible, I need to first check for 
ID3v1-2, and then possible ogg-comments.


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