Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Feature Request + A gapless Question
- From: Chicken buddy <ohnoesband yahoo com>
- To: desrt <desrt desrt ca>
- Cc: rhythmbox-devel gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Feature Request + A gapless Question
- Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 18:11:01 -0700 (PDT)
I don't care for rhythmbox to do it automatically - I
just want the ability to hold down CTRL and click on
albums I want to play together. ...though the ability
to do it in tags would be very very nice. :)
--- desrt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have this problem too. I think, though, that I'm
> going to need to
> adjust my behaviour with regard to it. All
> rhythmbox really can do is
> to compare the two text strings and see if they are
> equal to decide if
> it's the same album or not. If you tried to make it
> smart enough, there
> are always cases where it would get it wrong.
> For example:
> mellon collie and the infinite sadness (dawn to
> mellon collie and the infinite sadness (twilight to
> is less likely to be thought of as one album than:
> use your illusion i
> use your illusion ii
> In these two cases, the first two are one album and
> the second two are
> two separate albums. You might argue, then, that
> the contents of
> brackets should just be ignored, but then:
> (what's the story) morning glory?
> Then you could say, well... let's just do it to
> albums that end with
> brackets. This starts to get really hackish,
> though, and there will
> always be an example that breaks it.
> I've had this debate with myself many times, and it
> seems to me that the
> real solution would be to change the tag format of
> vorbis (I only use
> vorbis, ymmv) to have 2 album tags something like:
> album=the wall
> subalbum=disc 1
> That being said, I'm not sure how likely this is to
> Just my 2¢. Probably not very useful.
> On Sat, 2003-09-13 at 15:16, Chicken buddy wrote:
> > Feature request: select >1 artist/album at a time.
> > For example, I have an album in Rhythmbox "Pink
> > - The Wall." It shows up as "The Wall (Disc 1)"
> > "The Wall (Disc 2)."
> > It's impossible for me to select both of those at
> > time; I can either select one of them, or select
> > of my Pink Floyd albums, neither of which is a
> > elegant solution for when I want to listen to the
> > all the way through.
> > Question: is rhythmbox gapless?
> > Using gstreamer FLAC input with osssink (alsasink
> > won't work for me) the last second or so of songs
> > clipped, and it sounds quite horrid on my
> > mixed albums, i.e. trance mixes, Pink Floyd -
> > Tool - Lateralus, etc...
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