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Subject: Re: new extension for talkbox clips (was Re: Installing Talkbox)

Re: new extension for talkbox clips (was Re: Installing Talkbox)

From: Jens Arnold <>
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2004 19:08:09 +0100

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

For The Godfather it helps to set the "hidden" file attribute as
I suggested (even if you've set Windows explorer to show hidden
files. Don't know about Winamp in that case since I don't
use it. I use DeliPlayer, and there it is possible to define
even very complex file reject patterns (via regexp).

>> 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

> _______________________________________________
> _______________________________________________
Regards, Jens

Received on 2004-04-02

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