Started 2.0 branch

Lukáš Lalinský lalinsky at
Thu Jun 11 19:08:18 CEST 2009

On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Vidar Wahlberg<canidae at> wrote:
> One thing that bothers me about taglib is that I need to access less
> common metadata than what the basic fileref offers, and maybe I do it
> wrong, but it seems like you have to do quite some juggling for that. I
> don't want to mess around with ID3v1/ID3v2/APE/VorbisComment/etc, I
> pretty much want "open(file);", "[gs]etValue(<key>);" and "save();".

The thing is that it's not that simple. Various tagging formats
support various features, you can't use a generic API unless you
ignore some of the features. Ignoring them is fine for some
applications, but it might not be for others. That's why I still think
the generic API should be one level above the format-specific API (you
could easily write one using the current TagLib API).

Lukas Lalinsky
lalinsky at

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