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Subject: Re: uchida: r26048 - in trunk: apps apps/metadata tools/database

Re: uchida: r26048 - in trunk: apps apps/metadata tools/database

From: Antony Stone <>
Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 16:18:01 +0200

On Saturday 15 May 2010 at 15:43, Frank Gevaerts wrote:

> On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 12:31:30PM +0200, Alex Parker wrote:
> > On 15/05/10 12:20, wrote:
> >> Date: 2010-05-15 12:20:06 +0200 (Sat, 15 May 2010)
> >> New Revision: 26048
> >>
> >> Log Message:
> >> mp3: when ID3 tags are not found, search APE tags
> >
> > Er, I thought this was pretty much on the no-do? At least I seem to
> > remember a large non-resolved discussion about it.
> > makes more harm than good as it's now.
> Yes, as far as I know the official rockbox policy is to support the
> native tags for a format, and no others.

Just out of interest, why is this?

If tags provide the user with a better way of using the player, what's the
problem with recognising non-native tags in the absence of native ones?


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