[mythtv] MythMusic: MetaLibrarian RFC

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Tue Mar 22 21:45:52 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 22 March 2005 21:21, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Hi,
> Please can people give me feed back on this idea (link at the end).
> It relates to how multiple applications can store audio metadata in a
> common form which everyone can query/update according to a common API.
> It would remove a huge amount of complexity from applications and allow
> multiple applications to all work with common configuration setups,
> playlists and advanced metadata info, and common system for storing
> metadata.
> It may not be the short term solution that MythMusic need with respect
> to the ID3 tagging issues that I introduced but it may be a good
> framework/movement to spin off from Myth for the greater good of all.
> I would almost certainly require additional dependancies in Myth, but
> these could probably be maintained as wrapped up libmyth components.
> It is a long description, so it will take you a while to read it, but I
> would really appreciate opinions/feedback as to whether anyone thinks it
> a worthwhile project.
> Feedback to the email at the end of the link or on this list would be
> greatly appreciated.
> I'm kinda expecting a "this is dumb/stupid/pointless" response, so I
> wont be offended if this is indeed the case and someone can open my eyes!!
> http://colin.guthr.ie/content/view/5/31/

a solution to an interesting problem
but what if i use an ipod?
putting the metadata in the song and using your mechanism to cache it might 
speed up myth

so really - this is dumb/stupid/pointless

i would direct you energies into fixing the tagging in mythmusic

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