kde-dev at emailgoeshere.com
Tue Sep 18 14:23:53 CEST 2007
Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> On Thursday 30 August 2007 23:05, Linus Walleij wrote:
>> 2. Add abstraction for "TLEN" in ID3v2 to be
>> written/read as and audioproperty. The idea is to
>> let TLEN take precedence when getting playlength.
>> Some people
>> believe this is superfluous since the info is on the stream
>> itself, but I think it's useful on things that are VBR and
>> missing Xing tags, since it speeds up songlength
>> retrieveal. (Let me know what you think, I managed to
>> have this property added to cmdline "lame" version
>> 3.98, forthcoming so there WILL be files with TLEN
>> tags in foreseeable future). Expose as abstract
>> property, add to C API.
> An VBR MP3 should always have a Xing tag. MP3 should normally always be CBR,
> making the bitrate variable is essentially a new format. The new format is
> recognized by looking for the Xing header, without the Xing header the file
> is not only invalid but many tools will treat it wrong (like a
> standard-compliant CBR MP3). For more accurate file-length of CBR files, you
> can use the INFO tag.
Is there really a problem with having both though?
Nice to see you here, Linus :-)
More information about the taglib-devel