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Subject: Re: Bugs(?) in 03/07 CVS
From: Vladimir Pantelic (pan_at_nt.tu-darmstadt.de)
Nielsen Linus (ext) wrote:
> I have now fixed this problem. It was indeed the ID3 reader that crashed.
> It turns out that your file contains a very silly ID3 tag. It has the usual
> ID3V2 header, but the only frame it contains is a 36K binary blob. Yes, 36K!
> It was generated by RealJukebox and contains no seemingly readable text
> information. I have searched the web for information on how to interpret
> this blob, to no avail.
Yep, this is the reason why RealJukebox is "evil" and should be avoided.
The "blob" contains song info and cover picture but as you said no info
on this anywhere.
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