GSOC suggestions

Matěj Laitl matej at
Sat Mar 2 23:50:36 GMT 2013

On 3. 3. 2013 todd rme wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 12:48 AM, Harald Sitter <sitter.harald at>:
> > On Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 1:18 PM, todd rme <toddrme2178 at> wrote:
> >> I have some suggestions for possible project ideas for this year's
> >> GSOC, fitting the theme "polishing existing things".  I am not
> >> intending to be an applicant or a mentor, and these may not be good
> > 
> >> ideas, so feel free to accept them or not as you see fit:
> > if you have more of the polishing ideas please share. doing a gsoc project
> > with many small things may be interesting.
> Some other possible projects:
> Allow editing song metadata in the information panel in the audiocd
> kio slave.  So someone can click on, say, and mp3 song, the metadata
> will show up in the information panel, and the user can double-click
> (or click a button next to the text) to modify it, either for one song
> or all.  If this isn't a big enough project, perhaps also support more
> formats, or even use phonon (I am not sure phonon is really suitable),
> and/or integrate replaygain support (or some sort of volume
> normalization).
> Integrate libkcddb and nepomuk-metadata-extractor.  Combine the
> features of the two to create a single nepomuk-based CD metadata
> handler.  Probably whoever does this should be in tough with the
> Amarok and kid3 developers to try to make the system usable by them as
> well.

-1 from Amarok developer(s).

	Matěj Laitl
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