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Subject: RE: For a patch, what file name format do you use?
From: Andreas Stemmer (
Date: 2003-04-04

> For a patch I'm writing, I'd like to know, from as many
> persons on this list as would be willing to reply, what file
> name format(s) you use.

I have all my information in the id3 tags, so file names are only useful
for browsing for me. My structure for music is the following (slightly
different for soundtracks etc.):

x:\genre\artist\year - album\tracknumber tracktitle.mp3

genre: not id3 genre but a simple classification ("Jazz, Funk, Fusion,
Latin", "Rock & Pop", "Klassik", "Soundtrack" etc.)
artist: normally artist name
year: release year of the album to have the directory sorted right order
album: title of the album
tracknumber: always two digits
tracktitle: title of each song

"z:\Jazz, Funk, Fusion, Latin\Andreas Jaeger\2001 - Changes\04
"z:\Soundtrack\Pulp Fiction\07 Son Of A Preacher Man.mp3"

Additionally, I have one "_sampler" directory in each genre where I can
put various-artists cds

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