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Subject: Re: %ig tag change?

Re: %ig tag change?

From: Vincent Kargatis <>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2003 21:22:21 +0300

From: "Linus Nielsen Feltzing" <>

> Vincent Kargatis wrote:
> > I now see in
> > recent builds that for text-only ID3 genre tags (a known problem
> > EAC ripping), instead of null, %ig defaults to 'Blues'.
> My immediate thought is: why should Rockbox account for bugs in EAC?

That's why there's already an extant feature request. :) Free text
genre tags aren't that uncommon, in any case.

> However, I feel that we should have a better fallback than just say

The behavior has changed - it used to be (sensibly) if the tag wasn't
recognized, it returned NULL. That was fine with me. But now it seems
to return a single default value - useless, of course.

Received on 2003-04-18

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