Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Artist Selection
Re: Artist Selection
From: David McIntyre <plugh_at_mudbarn.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 17:57:13 -0800
The Archos site has a plugin for Mac iTunes to create playlists for Archos.
Guess I need a Mac now.
On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 01:22:07AM -0000, mrlipring wrote:
> i'd imagine you could run a prog on the pc that indexed everything, and
> either made a database that rockbox could use, or made a bajillion
> playlists, genre ones, album ones, artist ones, etc.
> it'd need coding though, obviously, but i'd imagine it'd be fairly easy.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joseph Jones" <joe_at_bumpycarrot.cjb.net>
> To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 12:43 AM
> Subject: Re: Artist Selection
> > alan.sugarman_at_ngc.com wrote:
> > >I have been using Rockbox for about 6 months and was wondering if I can
> select a group of songs to play by artist. I know I can create a playlist
> and put all of a particular artists songs in the playlist, but can you
> select a group of songs by artist without creating a playlist?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > Not realistically. It would require searching all the MP3s on the JB for
> > a user-specified string, unless you had a program on a computer that
> > compiled a list of artists from the drive's contents which was then
> > referenced by Rockbox.
> > I may be wrong though, this may be a relatively simple task for the
> > hardware, I'm not entirely sure of it's limitations.
> > Joe
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