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Subject: Re: Sort files after ID3 track number

Re: Sort files after ID3 track number

From: Björn Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 09:31:40 +0200

William Pietri wrote:
> But the thing that I was imagining writing to run on the Archos was
> something that was pretty opportunistic. For example, it looks like
> Rockbox gets the ID3 tags whenever it starts playing a new track; as
> long as you have the info in hand, it should be pretty cheap to make
> sure it's in the cache, too.

Ah, right. Good point.

> So until I actually get into the code and do various timings and power draw
> measurements, I'm just doing a lot of hand-waving. :-)

Well hand-waving has its' place too. :-) Also, before you write any code, you should sit down and think hard about how the on-disk database should be structured to be optimal for searching and sorting. We should leverage our essentially unlimited disk space to offset our relative lack of ram and cpu power.

Received on 2003-04-28

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