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Subject: RE: new extension for talkbox clips (was Re: Installing Talkbox)
From: Touillaud Nicolas (
Date: 2004-04-02

True for rockbox, but when the box is used as an external drive ?
It confuses The GodFather (trying to automagicaly update the tags),


-----Message d'origine-----
De : []
Envoyé : vendredi 2 avril 2004 08:48
À : Rockbox development
Objet : Re: new extension for talkbox clips (was Re: Installing Talkbox)

> Several people have asked if we should better use a different
> extension for the current ".dirname.mp3" files, to avoid them getting
> treated like regular mp3s in whatever actions.

> I'd like to hear some opinions about it, whether this is too
> established already, or if we can/should change it.

I'd prefer to keep the .mp3 extension since it _is_ an .mp3 file after all.
No need for an additional cryptic extension here, and it should make no
difference in excluding it from playlist generation anyways, because its
name is always ".dirname.mp3"

In Rockbox itself it is hidden anyway unless you set "show files" to "all",
and if some dumb program on the PC doesn't let you exclude it by name, it
could help to set the "hidden" file attribute additionally.

Regards, Jens


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