Help wanted to evolve KDEs music players
Ing. Konrad Renner
konrad.renner at kolabnow.com
Mon Aug 3 18:59:36 BST 2015
OK, you are right. Now I understand what you mean :-). I think we talked past (aneinander vorbei geredet) ;-) because I too think it would be the best to store it in the extended attributes.
Am 03.08.2015 7:40 nachm. schrieb Stefan Derkits <stefan at derkits.at>:
> Hello Konrad,
> On 2015-08-03 11:33, Ing. Konrad Renner wrote:
> > The same is true for a Plasma music application: if it uses its own
> > system for ratings, a possible new "Plasma multimedia application"
> > cannot use this informations and so a user has to define them for each
> > application. And I think the user will not be satisified, if he has to
> > create the same ratings for the same files, in each application he uses.
> > I think to reinvent the wheel for each application cannot be the goal.
> of course, no don't reinvent the wheel, that doesn't make sense.
> But using baloo for ratings would only be the KDE/Plasma way, the even
> more compatible way is to use the Freedesktop specifications and store
> ratings in id3 tags/vorbis comments/ape tags/... according to .
> Of course we would have to enable baloo to read those tags, no idea if
> it could be changed to also write the tags (although media players would
> write them directly via Taglib).
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