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Subject: Re: Artist Selection
From: mrlipring (mrlipring_at_tiscali.co.uk)
Date: 2004-01-07


i'd imagine you could run a prog on the pc that indexed everything, and
either made a database that rockbox could use, or made a bajillion
playlists, genre ones, album ones, artist ones, etc.

it'd need coding though, obviously, but i'd imagine it'd be fairly easy.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joseph Jones" <joe_at_bumpycarrot.cjb.net>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 12:43 AM
Subject: Re: Artist Selection

> alan.sugarman_at_ngc.com wrote:
>
> >I have been using Rockbox for about 6 months and was wondering if I can
select a group of songs to play by artist. I know I can create a playlist
and put all of a particular artists songs in the playlist, but can you
select a group of songs by artist without creating a playlist?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> Not realistically. It would require searching all the MP3s on the JB for
> a user-specified string, unless you had a program on a computer that
> compiled a list of artists from the drive's contents which was then
> referenced by Rockbox.
>
> I may be wrong though, this may be a relatively simple task for the
> hardware, I'm not entirely sure of it's limitations.
>
> Joe
>



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