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Subject: Re: hcl: tools songdb.pl,1.22,1.23
Re: hcl: tools songdb.pl,1.22,1.23
On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 12:31:37AM +0200, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Apr 2005, Michiel van der Kolk wrote:
> >I suggest we make it an option in the songdb.pl
> Yes, I agree that's a good approach.
> >As a side note. rashers work on making albums with multiple artists
> >possible broke the current songdb.pl, a safe version to use is 1.16. I'm
> >gonna try to get rasher to talk with zagor, hopefully zagor will know what
> >exactly is required to make albums with multiple artists possible.
> This is an area with no easy answers. Separating an multi-artist album
> (type A) from two artists making one album each using the same name (type
> B) is impossible.
with the current songdb / songdbv2, multi artist albums work like this..
there's 1 album, and every artist that has a song in the album, has
a link to the album, the album contains all the songs in the album, of
any artist. (the current code does not yet filter away other artists)
obviously, the artist property of the album is completely unusable..
my suggestion: whats needed to make it work properly is a filter for
the current artist when browsing the album when you're coming from an
browse artist->album approach, and show all the songs of the album
(of any artist) when you're coming from browse albums->album.
also, at the moment showing all songs of an artist is broken cause of
rashers fix, i have yet to investigate how to fix that.
It'd be nice if people would report it if they come across any other
bugs (do make sure you've rebooted though)
> But we can try to make some assumptions. Such as that if they reside in the
> same dir, they are type A. I believe that is what Rasher's fix tried to do.
> Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/
I hope i described it understandable, i'm not too good at describing
Michiel van der Kolk
Received on Mon Apr 25 00:46:58 2005
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