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Subject: Re: pb reading some ogg on x5

Re: pb reading some ogg on x5

From: Magnus Holmgren <>
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 15:27:12 +0200

James Teh wrote:

> newbeewan wrote:
>> I think lots au ripping tools add ID3 to ogg files...
> Hrm. Tools really should never add ID3 tags to ogg files. Ogg specifies
> its own tagging format, so any program that adds ID3 tags to ogg files
> is broken. Having said that, I haven't read the ogg specification, so
> maybe it's allowed - I'm not sure.

It isn't. To quote Monty himself (i.e., the man behind Vorbis): "Ogg
files with id3 *are* corrupt."

Received on 2006-08-29

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