TagLib 1.6 RC1
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Wed Sep 9 19:59:30 CEST 2009
Lukáš Lalinský wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 11:17 AM, Michael Schwendt<mschwendt at gmail.com>
>> On Thu, 03 Sep 2009 21:11:26 -0400, Jeff wrote:
>>> Lukáš Lalinský wrote:
>>> >> How much does the ASF/MP4 support differ from taglib-extras ?
>>> > taglib-extras is mostly a copy of post-1.5 code from taglib trunk (ie,
>>> > the ASF and MP4 classes are identical).
>>> Yes...those formats that are shared between the two are identical and
>>> have regularly been synced (except for any tiny changes necessary for
>>> compilation). Once distributions package 1.6, taglib-extras will have
>>> another release that drops those formats.
>> Do you encourage packagers to enable the _optional_ (!) ASF/WMA and MP4
>> format support?
> I don't encourage or discourage it. From technical point of view they
> are fine. You might be concerned about patent issues, but I'm sure you
> have worse code in your distribution (and most likely even the same
> code, either with Amarok1 or taglib-extras). Nice situation is for
> which says Fedora would rather not distribute the ASF code and yet there
legal had a change of heart, fwiw,
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