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Subject: Re: new extension for talkbox clips (was Re: Installing Talkbox)
From: Jens Arnold (
Date: 2004-04-02

> here here...

> my lovely simple dir/b/s > playlist.mp3 breaks, cant find a
> simple way in dos to exclude files (could use cygwin, but not
> installed at work).

It doesn't break if you use the "hidden" file attribute on the
.dirname.mp3 files as I suggested. dir doesn't list hidden files
by default.

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Brian Wolven"
> <> To: <> Sent:
> Friday, April 02, 2004 6:25 PM Subject: Re: new extension for
> talkbox clips (was Re: Installing Talkbox)

>> Jens Arnold wrote:

>>>> 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).

>> There does not appear to be any such filtering option in
>> winamp v2.9x -
>> just selection by extension. I haven't tried any of the
>> higher version
>> numbers. Foobar also supports extension filtering, but
>> ignores the '.'
>> prefix, AFAICT.

>> Is there any real reason *not* to change the extension of
>> talkbox files,
>> though? It seems like a lot more work making everyone jump
>> through hoops
>> to avoid loading or playing these in PC based applications -
>> especially
>> since not all of them (including some very popular ones)
>> offer that
>> capability.

>> _______________________________________________

> _______________________________________________
Regards, Jens


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