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Subject: Re: Replaygain without a setting, and other menu cleaning.

Re: Replaygain without a setting, and other menu cleaning.

From: Nils <deathtoallhumans_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 16:11:59 +0200

I'm very much in favour of replaygain being on by default especially
since it really has no significant side effects for users that don't
have the tags. I don't like the timestretch being on by default mainly
because it will just wase ram for most users.

On 6/19/09, Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> gl wrote:
>>
>>> It seems to me that it's reasonable to assume that if a user puts
>>> replaygain tags on their files, they mean to use them. If a performer
>>> distributes their files with replaygain tags, they're also meant to
>>> be used.
>>
>> Disagree, I never play with replaygain - if I get some files tagged
>> with it, I don't care what the originator wanted, I don't want it
>> automatically enabled.
>
> Are you saying you'd even know or care if replaygain was used? How would
> you possibly detect it if it was always on?
>
> If the original album from the artist was encoded with it, it's exactly
> the same case as if they encoded it at a specific gain level.
>
> If you're really that anal-retentive about it, have some care about your
> library and strip the tags.
>
Received on 2009-06-19


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