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Subject: Re: Genres redux

Re: Genres redux

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2004 09:34:06 +0100

Jean Boullier wrote:
> * TCON the frame identifier
> * $00 00 00 05 the frame length
> * $00 00 the frame flags
> * $00 Jazz the genre string itself

Looks good to me. Rockbox should be able to parse that.

> I am not too sure of what is the leading $00 in the string but it is
> there in all cases I have analyzed, including when the genre coding is
> of the form (xx). In this case the string would be $00 (40), for example.

The leading $00 is a string identifier telling us that it is an
ISO-8859-1 string.

> Again; let's wait for more info from Linus before worrying any longer.

One question, just to rule out all possible errors: have you created a
custom wps to show the genre? The default WPS doesn't.

Received on 2004-03-27

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