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Subject: Re: playlist ideas
From: tr16_at_mail.inf.tu-dresden.de
Date: 2002-04-24


On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 08:42:34PM +0200, Björn Stenberg wrote:
> Matt.OReilly_at_wachovia.com wrote:
>
> > That gives me an idea... How about nested playlists?
>
> A nice feature, ripe for version 2. :-)
>
> > You could have one global/master playlist which loads other playlists
> > for each directory/block/whatever. This would cut down considerably
> > on the memory requirements for loading playlists, we'd only have one
> > HDD spinup when changing playlists, and it would make adding new songs
> > to the playlist much easier.
>
> The downside is that you can't randomise beyond the currently playing
> list. For me, an important goal for this project is whole-disk random
> playback.

you can, you either have to flatten the mp3 before playing or keep track
of what has been played from which playlist. more code, but possible.

torvald



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