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Subject: Re: Rockbox Database
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2004-10-21

> > "imagine we want to browse year->artist. Such as 1982->ABBA. We thus
> want a
> > list of albums that contain songs written by ABBA and released in 1982.
> How
> > do we solve this without searching, and without creating artist-specific
> > data tables?"
> >
> > I would propose you build a key/index for each type of search you would
> > want to perform. Then it is you who gets the choice of what fields to
> > catalogue and search-by.
>You mean an abba1982 album index? And an abba1983, abba1984, abba1985...?

Not quite.
Not a key for each SPECIFIC search, but a key for each TYPE of search.
That is, not "abba+1985", but "group+year".



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