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Subject: Re: Announce: id3v2 patch 706111 builds available

Re: Announce: id3v2 patch 706111 builds available

From: Michael O'Quinn <>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 13:23:05 -0700 (PDT)

Way Cool!

The ID3 Info screen has lots of new fields, and they seem to work as
advertised. I've seen Genre and Track Number with data that wouldn't
display before. I don't have any unusual years that I know of, nor do I
use the Composer field. Having the Genre work with text data is
particularly gratifying.

The 4 new WPS tags don't display *anything*, however. I made sure I was
using the right WPS file, and I made sure I was using your build. Maybe I
did something else wrong?

Anyway, I think this is great progress

I tried the Chopper Thingey.

I set...
   Chop File Prefix: Yes
   At or After First:
   Character of Type: Punctuation

I could not change the middle setting, since there was nothing to set.

On "Character of Type", the setting "Letter or Digit" displays as "Letter
or D". Perhaps on the player it should be "Ltr / Digit", or maybe "Ltr or
Digt", since that fits the 11 character screen.

My files look like "01 - Filename.mp3". With the above settings I get
"- Filename.mp3".


On Sun, 25 May 2003, TP Diffenbach wrote:

> Builds (executable, not source) incorporating
> the Id3v2 patch #706111,
> Henrik Backe's patch to the Id3 Displayer,
> a bug fix to the Id3 displayer,
> and an as yet unsubmitted patch, "Chop File Prefix"
> are available for download at
> as per Michael O'Quinn's suggestion.
> The FM build has been tested, the Recorder and Player build have not.
> Quoting Michael O'Quinn <>:
> > YES!
> >
> > Lack of free form genre display has been one of the major annoyances of
> > RockBox for me. (And there aren't many; taken as a whole RockBox is
> > Awesomely Great!)
> >
> > Once this patch is proven to work, I vote for its immediate inclusion in
> > the main tree.
> >
> > Tom, could you provide compiled versions from a recent daily CVS for
> > testing? That'll probably get you more feedback. I'll test it for sure.
> >
> > Michael
> >
Received on 2003-05-26

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