on old bug, or is it?

Jeff Mitchell kde-dev at emailgoeshere.com
Wed Jan 16 00:31:01 CET 2008

On Tuesday 15 January 2008, Valent Turkovic wrote:
> I didn't tell that Amarok is smart or not, but from users point of
> view it looks like other players are smarter, or were if the bug in
> taglib is fixed.

It *is* fixed.

> Why are you so on the edge? I present the problem from a users point
> of view because that is what I am. And you (developers) should figure
> what is causing the issue and fix it.

We know what caused it.  It's been fixed.  You are using old code, and you pay 
the consequences.

> From a point of view of a desktop user it has all to do with Amarok.
> You can use taglib today and code for some completely diffetent lib
> tomorrow, users don't care about such things. But I'm a bit more than
> just a user so I followed your suggestion and went here.

From *your* point of view as a desktop user.  Because you're using old code.  
Old code contains old bugs.

> > So, how about instead of complaining further about Amarok being smart or
> > taglib patches not fixing the problem, *you* get smart and learn how and
> > when packages are created for your distribution and what they contain.
> And how do you suggest I do that?

That's a distribution-dependent answer, and you'll have to figure the answer 
out on your own.


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