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Subject: Re: Trimming an MP3 file
From: scott (die_pokemon_die123_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 2003-06-22


just because a multi-step procedure WORKS, doesn't mean there should be a progam to automate it. i
used to rip everything then have to rename files and add tags, which sucked doing without a
program. then i found a program to write groups of tags and rename files automatically, which was
better. THEN i found a ripper that checked freedb for the tags, and renamed files and wrote tags
for me. which would you choose, extra work to prove you aren't lazy, or an easier automated
process that does the exact same thing in much less time?

-scott

--- Andreas Stemmer <groovingandi_at_gmx.de> wrote:
> Am Sat, 21 Jun 2003 18:41:33 -0500 hat Tim Elliott <telliott_at_sigecom.net>
> geschrieben:
>
> > I don't see why we
> > have to use this 2 stage procedure just to get seamless playback of a
> > CD. I don't want to have a CD as one long mp3 either.
>
> What is the problem with this 2 stage procedure? Too much work? CD ripping
> is always a several stage procedure for me: ripping and encoding with EAC,
> adding missing tags, vbr check, sorting into directory structure. One more
> step for splitting the file isn't a big task since it's done automatically
> with the cue sheets.
> MP3 format wasn't designed for seamless playback, you have to do some extra
> homework if you want it.
>
> Andreas Stemmer

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