Beagle Midi Filter [Patch]

hey all,
this is my first patch, so, it should probably be reviewed.. 

-This basically adds a Midi filter (.mid), which is capable of getting
track names, lyrics, embedded text and the copyrights from

- So far, it has the theoretical rate of processing 5 midi's per
second on this 800mhz P3, but I expect this to speed up more (I'd
personally like to get it up to around 10 per second at least).
- Anyone have any tips to improve this, speed it up more?
- It seems to take a long time to do concat.. So i guess that might be
one area I could optimise it in (because if there are 10000 different
lyrics, its gotta concat 10000 times).

- There are a few bugs (every 40 or 50 files, it gets junk as the
lyrics, but thats a bug in parsing), but overall, its got a good
success rate, especially for a first version.
- I always was unable to test it on beagle directly at runtime, but
have tested it using an external test program, and tested compilation
with beagle CVS. Beagle for me throws an error which is apperently a
problem people have been experiencing off an on for a while anyway.

- To use it, edit Filters/, add it, and copy this
decompressed file to Filters/

Where the biggest benefit will be:
- When people want to know what the name of a song with lyrics of
"bleh bleh bleh" is. With dashboard integration, the cool thing would
be when someone asks someone this over MSN, and its automatically

Questions from me:
- Should I keep lyrics support, it slows it down a bit, and peo-ple
te-nd  to sing like this so it takes more effort to produce good
quality lyrics support? Lyric support also requires full scanning of
the file.. With its removal, I may be able to just read the beginnings
of each frame making it much faster, but would also reduce the
accuracy. would also eliminate any known existing bugs. The lyrics
which are read may always look a bit "funny" (which could potentially
be improved with a spell checking thing).. By funny, I mean this
example is what currently happens:

    ALL rights reserved. Not for broadcast or  transmission of any
kind.  DO NOT DUPLICATE. NOT FOR RENTAL.  Lookin' out on the  used
feel unin spired.  And when I knew I had to face othGod, it me so
tired.   Before the day met my life kind;  but you're the  key to my
peace of  mind. 'Cause make me feel, you me  you make me like a ural
woman, wom an.  When my soul was the lost and found,  you came ato 
it. I didn't know just what was with  me till your kiss helped name 
it. Now longer doubtful  of what livfor,   and if make hap py, I don't
 more. 'Cause you make you make me  feel, you make me feel like a ural
woman,  an. bawhat you've done to what you've done to me.   You make
feel so in side, inside.   And just wanbe, wanna be you; make feel so 
You make me feel, you feel, you make me feel like a natural wom  You
make me feel, you make me  feel, you feel like a natural woman.   You
feel, you make me  feel, you make me feel like natural wom an.  You
make me you make me you make feel like a uwom

- Is AddProperty (Beagle.Property.New ("IncludedText", randomText));
the correct choice for what I am doing? I dont get the diff between
NewKeywords, etc (lines 274 -> 285).

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