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Subject: Re: pb reading some ogg on x5

Re: pb reading some ogg on x5

From: Sander Sweers <>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 10:40:01 +0200

On 30/08/06, Tom Yates <> wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Aug 2006, Magnus Holmgren wrote:
> > It isn't. To quote Monty himself (i.e., the man behind Vorbis): "Ogg files
> > with id3 *are* corrupt."
> this discussion's been very interesting for me. i've been using grip, and
> i'd rather not make (any more) broken ogg files. may i ask what rippers
> other people use, under linux, that correctly populate the ogg comments
> field instead of trying to brute-force an id3 tag into everything?
> something with freedb-type integration would be useful.

Lately I have been using soundjuicer for gnome (it uses gstreamer).
But grip should not use id3 for ogg files unless you tell it to.
Uncheck all the id3 option from the config screen.

Received on 2006-08-30

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