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Subject: Re: Announce: id3v2 patch 706111 builds available
From: Michael O'Quinn (michael_at_oquinn.info)
Date: 2003-05-26


O.K.

Here's (I think) another bug.

I decided that I LIKE seeing the numbers at the beginning of my filenames,
so I sent and changed "Chop File Prefix" to No. It still chops 'em.

Power off reboot (boot CVS-030524, then ROLO to yours) and it no longer
chops 'em.

Michael

On Mon, 26 May 2003, Michael O'Quinn wrote:

> Way Cool!
>
> The ID3 Info screen has lots of new fields, and they seem to work as
> advertised. I've seen Genre and Track Number with data that wouldn't
> display before. I don't have any unusual years that I know of, nor do I
> use the Composer field. Having the Genre work with text data is
> particularly gratifying.
>
> The 4 new WPS tags don't display *anything*, however. I made sure I was
> using the right WPS file, and I made sure I was using your build. Maybe I
> did something else wrong?
>
> Anyway, I think this is great progress
>
> I tried the Chopper Thingey.
>
> I set...
>
> Chop File Prefix: Yes
> At or After First:
> Character of Type: Punctuation
>
> I could not change the middle setting, since there was nothing to set.
>
> On "Character of Type", the setting "Letter or Digit" displays as "Letter
> or D". Perhaps on the player it should be "Ltr / Digit", or maybe "Ltr or
> Digt", since that fits the 11 character screen.
>
> My files look like "01 - Filename.mp3". With the above settings I get
> "- Filename.mp3".
>
> Michael
>
>
> On Sun, 25 May 2003, TP Diffenbach wrote:
>
> > Builds (executable, not source) incorporating
> > the Id3v2 patch #706111,
> > Henrik Backe's patch to the Id3 Displayer,
> > a bug fix to the Id3 displayer,
> > and an as yet unsubmitted patch, "Chop File Prefix"
> > are available for download at
> >
> > http://www.diffenbach.org/rockbox/builds.html
> >
> > as per Michael O'Quinn's suggestion.
> >
> > The FM build has been tested, the Recorder and Player build have not.
> >
> > Quoting Michael O'Quinn <michael_at_oquinn.info>:
> >
> > > YES!
> > >
> > > Lack of free form genre display has been one of the major annoyances of
> > > RockBox for me. (And there aren't many; taken as a whole RockBox is
> > > Awesomely Great!)
> > >
> > > Once this patch is proven to work, I vote for its immediate inclusion in
> > > the main tree.
> > >
> > > Tom, could you provide compiled versions from a recent daily CVS for
> > > testing? That'll probably get you more feedback. I'll test it for sure.
> > >
> > > Michael
> > >
> >
>



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