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Subject: RE: playlists: directories randomly, linear within directories
From: Daniel Stenberg (
Date: 2003-03-16

On Sun, 16 Mar 2003, Matthew P. OReilly wrote:

> Of course this depends on being able to locate items in real-time based on
> an index number corresponding to their position in the playlist. I don't
> know how difficult that would be, but I imagine it could be done.
> What do you think, would that work?

To do proper shuffling, we still need to know the amount of files in each
sub-playlist (and we'd need to be able to properly identify each one) so we'd
still need to prescan them, and when we do that we can just as well remember
the seek-indexes to the file names...

 Daniel Stenberg -- --

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