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Subject: Re: playlist ideas

Re: playlist ideas

From: Björn Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 20:42:34 +0200 (CEST) wrote:

> That gives me an idea... How about nested playlists?

A nice feature, ripe for version 2. :-)

> You could have one global/master playlist which loads other playlists
> for each directory/block/whatever. This would cut down considerably
> on the memory requirements for loading playlists, we'd only have one
> HDD spinup when changing playlists, and it would make adding new songs
> to the playlist much easier.

The downside is that you can't randomise beyond the currently playing
list. For me, an important goal for this project is whole-disk random

> This would require an adaptation to the m3u format to support

Not really. m3u is just a list of files to play. Put an .m3u file in the
list among the .mp3 files. Winamp will probably just ignore it (like xmms

Received on 2002-04-23

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