Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Proposal for first-generation Musicbrainzintegration
- From: Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- To: Joshua Haberman <joshua haberman com>
- Cc: Rhythmbox Devel <rhythmbox-devel gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Proposal for first-generation Musicbrainzintegration
- Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 10:28:17 +0000
On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 23:58, Joshua Haberman wrote:
> I don't think it would take major change or major effort to have
> extremely useful first-generation support for Musicbrainz. Here is my
> 1. allow tag editing in the song properties window. This can't be too
> - the UI already supports it since the text boxes look editable
> - the backend streaminfo API is already there:
> How hard it is to connect the two?
AFAIR, they're already connected. You just need to implement the set
functions in monkey-media.
The main problem with the tag editing in monkey-media is that the
gnome-vfs semantics are uber-broken, and you can't open a existing file
without truncating it. Suckiness. I lost half my MP3s last year when I
tried that. Then again it should be dead easy to add for local files
> 2. In the properties dialog, add a button called something like "Ask
> Musicbrainz" that queries the server and fills in whatever values it
That's the complicated bit.
> What obstacles are there to a simple level of musicbrainz integration
> like this?
Bastien Nocera <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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