Re: Common music database?

I would be happy to try out anything. :-)  I'm confused is
xxms2 == bmpx or we're talking about something else altogether?


On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 04:30:44PM +0200, Daniel Svensson wrote:
> On 4/17/06, Sriram Ramkrishna <sri aracnet com> wrote:
> > Secondly, you're thinking that a single music player would address all
> > your needs.  Frankly I don't think it can.  There are too many use cases
> > for music players and a single monolithic application is not going to
> > address everything.  So the idea is that you would use the player that
> > would work best with what you want to do.  For instance, you still want
> > your tags if you decide you want to stream your music to another computer
> > or to your stereo.  But Rhythmbox isn't meant to do that, but some
> > other app is.
> May I be so blunt to suggest you try out xmms2 for a while? This is
> exactly what I do too, but with the same application. I kick back in
> the sofa, press alt+f3 to activate deskbar, a bit of text, some
> arrow-movement and enter and music comes flowing. music applet starts
> doing its thing, and I add some ranking to the current song. Later I
> need to get a good view of all my music and I fire up a medialib
> browser that lets me with ease navigate throughout my collection.
> Suddenly a friend calls because she noticed a strange song on my
> page which the scrobbler client updates in the background, so
> I type some cryptic commands on my terminal to activate an icecast of
> what I'm listening to. Later this very hypothetical night I invite
> some friends for some partying, we get very drunk and normal
> applications will simply not do. A full screen opengl based
> application that lets you browse the cd's with large fonts, flip them
> and watch the back side, and right/left arrow to rotate the cd-case to
> the next album, and on key press a search starts and everything
> rotates and scream of bling ;)
> And all of this, just simple clients connected to the minimalistic,
> simplistic xmms2 daemon.
> No flaming intended, just a description of how xmms2 works as I come
> to think of xmms2 when reading each and every mail in this discussion.
> --
> Daniel Svensson, <daniel nittionio nu>


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