[mythtv] [SUGGESTION] Ideas to improve the music plugin

Steven Cruysberghs steven.cruysberghs at tiscali.be
Tue Mar 30 06:31:58 EST 2004

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org] Namens Joseph A. Caputo
> Verzonden: maandag 29 maart 2004 23:24
> Aan: matt at goebelnet.com; Development of mythtv
> Onderwerp: Re: [mythtv] [SUGGESTION] Ideas to improve the music plugin
> On Monday 29 March 2004 14:45, Matt Goebel wrote:
> > I understand the music plugin portion of myth is being 
> rewritten and I 
> > have a few suggestions for features I'd like to see.  Those are:
> >
> > 1. A better way to navigate large music collections.  Everyone 
> > organizes their music differently.  All mine is in the format 
> > /Artist/Artist - Title.mp3 ... that way there's no 
> duplication of the 
> > same songs from different albums and there's less work involved in 
> > adding new stuff. Right now I have music from some 2500 or so 
> > artists... so using the tree view to navigate is difficult. 
>  I'd like 
> > to see some new optional way to view my collection.  If there was a 
> > way to navigate based on the first letter of an artist's 
> name it would 
> > make things quite a bit easier.  I'd also like to see a search 
> > function and a folder view option.
> This has been suggested a number of times... some form of UI overhaul 
> will probably happen in the future; I think most developers 
> are holding 
> off from major UI overhauls at this point until we see how 
> the new mfd 
> infrastructure works out for serving content.
> >

Isaac recently added "splitartist" as an extra sorting option for the
music tree that does just this.


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