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Subject: RE: new extension for talkbox clips (was Re: Installing Talkbox)
From: Aman Singer (aman_at_asinger.net)
I don't see any reason to keep the MP3 extension if it's
inconvenient. So long as it's just a change of extension, and the files
still contain MP3 data, it's by no means difficult to deal with for talkbox
users and would make other peoples' lives easier.
I would, however, like to keep the TBX files in their directories.
They're easier to manage, IMHO, in that way, than concatenated or in a
separate directory, and it seems that simply changing the extension would
get rid of the problem of the files being included in playlists.
From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se] On
Behalf Of [IDC]Dragon
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 6:52 AM
To: Rockbox development
Subject: new extension for talkbox clips (was Re: Installing Talkbox)
Several people have asked if we should better use a different extension for
the current ".dirname.mp3" files, to avoid them getting treated like regular
mp3s in whatever actions.
I'd like to hear some opinions about it, whether this is too established
already, or if we can/should change it.
The Rockbox and TTS script part of it is quickly done. But existing users
will have to mass-rename their files, or re-generate them.
PS: Below some more comment to the posting:
> Are we sticking with the dirname.mp3 thing? IMHO it should at least not be
> called .mp3 (so it doesnt turn up in playlists etc), maybe .tbx or
> ideally from my point of view, all dirnames would be stored in one file in
> .rockbox (just like the voice 'font' for menus).
> That way, those .dirname.mp3's will not get in the way :)
I don't like to move the clips out of their directories. It easily gets
inconsistant, if you move or delete directories. And this big index would
need to be searched.
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