Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] suggestions for development.

On Tue, 13 Jul 2004, Christophe Fergeau wrote:

> On lun, 2004-07-12 at 17:41 -0700, Aaron Dulles-Coelho wrote:
> > First off, the obligitory: I love what you folks are doing - rhythmbox is
> > great software.
> >
> > Here are some usability suggestions that ya'll might care to incorporate:
> > 1. In the alphabetic sorting of artists in the Library, words like "The"
> > "A" and "An" should be ignored. Eg, "The Beatles" files itself under B
> > rather that T
> This is already present in bugzilla and has been mentioned several times
> on this list, for my part I don't like that very much since it becomes a
> mess as soon as you try to do the same for other languages. And my iPod
> does that, and I don't like it much anway (probably because of the few
> bad matches, like this group using a 4 letter acronym started with A
> which gets sorted toward the end of the artist list because the second
> letter is an S or something).
> Christophe
And we all know that the correct way to fix this is to set the artist tag
in the music file to "Beatles, The" anyway.

It's a very hard issue with mixed languages, too. I'm German, where
one of the articles is "die". And I don't want seeing "die another day"
sorted as "another day, die".


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