metatagged comments from iTunes in Amarok
bryanlarsen at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 5 22:04:19 CET 2007
Scott Wheeler wrote:
> Bryan Larsen wrote:
>> I may be wrong, but it seems that this is a TagLib issue rather than an
>> Amarok issue.
> Really it's an engiTun issue because they're abusing the comment frame
> where they should be using a GEOB frame.
iTunes is one of the most popular MP3 players & rippers, if not the most
popular. "Might makes right" has a kernel of truth, unfortunately.
>> In my opinion, TagLib should prefer to return unlabelled COM tags when asked for the "comment" via the high-level API.
> It's not been terribly long since someone suggested the opposite. The
> problem is on things like this that there is no correct behavior because
Your call. You obviously have more information on what the other GUIs do.
> different GUIs decide to handle the same data differently and presenting
> a user interface that corresponds 1-to-1 with the data model would,
> well, suck.
1-to-1? *shivers*. Good work on TagLib, BTW.
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