Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] while we are talking id3tag writing

On Feb 10, 2008 7:48 AM, Matthew McGowan
<matthew joseph mcgowan gmail com> wrote:
> Bug 424629 – handle multiple id3 tag sets better
> This bug is a total pain!

Enough of a pain for you to consider helping fix it?

> Short term could rb be designed to display the most recent id3 tag which
> is most likely to be the preferred tag, or otherwise mimic the behavior
> of banshee or ex falso which seem to display what i expect when it comes
> to id3 tags.

Picking the right tag set to use is the right way to fix this, yes.

> In the longer term, imho, rb should be good enough to try and remedy the
> problem rather than just use the most recent id3tag. Similar to how
> 'missing files' or 'import errors' pops up there could be a category in
> the sidepane for 'fix tags' or 'duplicate tags' or something, under
> which are listed all the files that have multiple id3 instances, and
> lets you review the versions, and provides a set of functions to choose
> the preferred tag instance and optionally lets you strip out the other
> unwanted tags.

I think this is a bad idea. No one cares that their files have
multiple tag sets, and no one wants to do anything manually to fix

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