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Subject: Re: Feature Request Plug: Ratings & Auto Playlists (Retry)

Re: Feature Request Plug: Ratings & Auto Playlists (Retry)

From: John Stevenson <steveo1967_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2003 09:10:16 +0100 (BST)

> With all the talk about redoing some of the F2/3
> menus and now having
> dynamic playlists, I wanted to plug a feature
> request (#705205) I submitted
> some time ago...
>
> There are two distinct requests which tie to each
> other.
>
> 1) Song ratings: use one of the F3 menu options to
> allow the user to rate
> the song on a scale of 1 to 5. This is then saved
> in the MP3 tag (where
> exactly is determined by a config setting). In the
> future if a database is
> implemented it would get stored there. Not sure
> which PC apps can read this
> currently, Media Player 9 seems to store it in a
> funky format.
>
> 2) Auto-Playlists (ala Media Player 9): Ability to
> generate a playlist of
> all songs of X rating, in X genre. In the future
> maybe rockbox could track
> times played, when played, etc.
>
>
> Just my ideas, feel free to ignore them :-)
>
> - Jeremy
>

Sounds like a good idea to me gets my vote. This is
similar to a feature on Musicmatch. It is how I
create my playlists on my computer by my own user
rating. Then each month I do a report for those that
I have rated (5 - bad) and remove them.

regards

John

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