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Subject: Re: Patch - virtual file structures
From: Owen Sebastian Hofmann (oshofmann_at_amherst.edu)
Date: 2003-06-09


> One thing that would make this a lot more attractive would be an easy to
> use too for creating the virtual dir files. I'm thinking of a tool (on a
> WinDoze box and/or Mac) that would scan the .mp3 files, and create the
> virtual dirs based on the ID3 tags.
>
> Now THAT would be powerful.
>
> I don't really see how this idea of virtual dirs will be very exciting
> without some sort of automated tool to create them. At last check, I have
> slightly over 8600 song on my Player -- way too many to catalog by hand.
> I do make sure that each and every ID3 tag is correct before I copy it on
> to the Player, so an automated scan would certainly make sense for me.
>
> Michael
>
>
My thoughts exactly =] Right now I'm just trying to put the framework
in place. Once that is done, any number of tools can be written to
write these files.



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