Scott Wheeler wheeler at
Mon Jan 31 01:07:26 CET 2005

On Monday 31 January 2005 0:53, Jonas Sundström wrote:
> I just assumed that TagLib ultimately relies on sniffing the files,
> should the extension lookup fail, or if it encountered, say, an ogg
> file with an .mp3 extension.

Nope.  I've meant to make that more explicit in the documentation, but as: 

(a) almost every interesting system that TagLib's plugged into provides such a 

(b) such is usually done by said framework anyway so duplicating the work 
would just slow things down

(c) and such systems are less than trivial if done properly

I decided to forgo such in TagLib.


I believe that a scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb 
as the next guy. 
--Richard Feynman

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