Howdy guys. Sorry for the crosspost. Patch to speed up taglib.

Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) rudd-o at
Fri Oct 12 20:48:57 CEST 2007

OK.  Get your point.

El Vie 12 Oct 2007, Scott Wheeler escribió:
> Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote:
> > But it would definitely have caught the bug that rendered FLAC files
> > unplayable, wouldn't it?
> >
> > And if the TagLib test suite was bigger than TagLib, so what?
> >
> > Honest, guys, honest.  I've had JuK in the past eat my MP3s for
> > breakfast, and actually figuring out what happened when your tracks are
> > royally screwed is a matter only to be coped with a bottle of tequila and
> > a CD player playing sad songs.
> >
> > A long journey begins with a step in the right direction.
> Uhm, and an unrealistic example begins with ... uhm, ok, this is getting
> silly.
> Here's a list of things which aren't in tune with reality:
> - Me writing a big test suite.  Seriously, I've been having trouble
> finding time to review patches.  Me writing a test suite larger than
> TagLib just isn't going to happen.
> - No, a test suite wouldn't have caught the FLAC example because it was
> just a missing padding byte.  The toolkit was working just fine, but the
> spec (which isn't really a spec in the case of FLAC) wasn't follwed
> exactly.  Someone had to play the file to realize that it was broken.
> - JuK ate your MP3s.  Amarok ate MP3s for a while, but that wasn't
> really related to TagLib.  MP3s are the format that tends to not get
> eaten since there's no container to break.
> -Scott
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