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Craig, James (IT)
2004-12-02, 03:03
I fear sending it as an attachment to the list was probably a mistake!

From the gmane archive the plugin is
http://cache.gmane.org//gmane/music/equipment/slimdevices/general/18732-
001.bin
This .bin file can be renamed to iTunesPartyShuffle.pm to produce the
plugin file.
I'm not sure where your .obj came from?

At the weekend I'll post this on my web space with the Update plugin and
various other iTunes scripts
but my HTML is very rusty which has been putting me off writing a
SlimServer page!

James

_____

From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Rick Duval -
Toronto, Canada
Sent: 01 December 2004 23:22
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] Squeezebox and Itunes


I d/l the plugin from the archive. Being a newbie I have to ask, your
file is an ".obj" whereas the other pplugins are ".pm" , how do you
install it?

Rick


----- Original Message -----
From: Craig, James (IT) <mailto:James.Craig (AT) morganstanley (DOT) com>
To: Slim Devices Discussion
<mailto:discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 10:54 AM
Subject: [slim] Squeezebox and Itunes

Actually ( and I only just noticed this myself) you can right
click on a
track in iTunes and either
'add to Party Shuffle' or 'play next in Party Shuffle'. Nice.

I personally find the SlimServer web interface to be hard work
for
playlist building and usually I just dump
iTunes playlists into it for any extended listening.

Try changing the order that the next couple of albums are going
to play
in...this is really hard work.
The 'delete album' button from Fishbone is much appreciated and
should
be added to the default skin as well as checkboxes for
performing
actions (eg delete or 'move up' on multiple tracks)

And my iTunes Party Shuffle plugin really works.
Was it still attached to the email I sent yesterday?
no-one at all replied!


James

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of
Anthony
James
Sent: 01 December 2004 15:00
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] Squeezebox and Itunes

> I would like to be able to select songs on my laptop through
itunes
and have
> the Squeezebox play it though my stereo in realtime (ie not
saving to
a
> playlist and them having SB play the list).

The iTunes interface is nice and the speed of search is
wonderful
(type a few letters of the track/artist/album) and watch the
list
shrink. However, other it's not very good at stacking up a the
next
few songs. If you start a playlist you can add things to it, or
use
"party shuffle" but even then it's 'drag to party shuffle',
click on
party shuffle, reorder tracklist.

Have you had a good play with the Slim web interface (and tried
a few
different skins - i generally use Fishbone). The 'add this song
to
the playlist', 'add this song to play next' and 'add this whole
album'
are nice tools for keeping music going while you work. The most
annoying thing at the moment is the speed of search but that
should
get better when the database is rewritten.

Someone *is* writing a plugin to pick up iTunes Party Shuffle
playlist
(there was a mail yesterday about it) that will be close to what
you're asking for.

kdf
2004-12-02, 11:09
attachments are good (as long as under 40k limit). If you paste into the
message, then we end up with line ending problems. The problem, I suspect, is
more that gmane doesn't reproduce the attachments a nicely as using email
would.
-kdf

Quoting "Craig, James (IT)" <James.Craig (AT) morganstanley (DOT) com>:

> I fear sending it as an attachment to the list was probably a mistake!
>
> >From the gmane archive the plugin is
> http://cache.gmane.org//gmane/music/equipment/slimdevices/general/18732-
> 001.bin
> This .bin file can be renamed to iTunesPartyShuffle.pm to produce the
> plugin file.
> I'm not sure where your .obj came from?
>
> At the weekend I'll post this on my web space with the Update plugin and
> various other iTunes scripts
> but my HTML is very rusty which has been putting me off writing a
> SlimServer page!
>
> James
>
> _____
>
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Rick Duval -
> Toronto, Canada
> Sent: 01 December 2004 23:22
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Squeezebox and Itunes
>
>
> I d/l the plugin from the archive. Being a newbie I have to ask, your
> file is an ".obj" whereas the other pplugins are ".pm" , how do you
> install it?
>
> Rick
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Craig, James (IT) <mailto:James.Craig (AT) morganstanley (DOT) com>
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> <mailto:discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 10:54 AM
> Subject: [slim] Squeezebox and Itunes
>
> Actually ( and I only just noticed this myself) you can right
> click on a
> track in iTunes and either
> 'add to Party Shuffle' or 'play next in Party Shuffle'. Nice.
>
> I personally find the SlimServer web interface to be hard work
> for
> playlist building and usually I just dump
> iTunes playlists into it for any extended listening.
>
> Try changing the order that the next couple of albums are going
> to play
> in...this is really hard work.
> The 'delete album' button from Fishbone is much appreciated and
> should
> be added to the default skin as well as checkboxes for
> performing
> actions (eg delete or 'move up' on multiple tracks)
>
> And my iTunes Party Shuffle plugin really works.
> Was it still attached to the email I sent yesterday?
> no-one at all replied!
>
>
> James
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of
> Anthony
> James
> Sent: 01 December 2004 15:00
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Squeezebox and Itunes
>
> > I would like to be able to select songs on my laptop through
> itunes
> and have
> > the Squeezebox play it though my stereo in realtime (ie not
> saving to
> a
> > playlist and them having SB play the list).
>
> The iTunes interface is nice and the speed of search is
> wonderful
> (type a few letters of the track/artist/album) and watch the
> list
> shrink. However, other it's not very good at stacking up a the
> next
> few songs. If you start a playlist you can add things to it, or
> use
> "party shuffle" but even then it's 'drag to party shuffle',
> click on
> party shuffle, reorder tracklist.
>
> Have you had a good play with the Slim web interface (and tried
> a few
> different skins - i generally use Fishbone). The 'add this song
> to
> the playlist', 'add this song to play next' and 'add this whole
> album'
> are nice tools for keeping music going while you work. The most
> annoying thing at the moment is the speed of search but that
> should
> get better when the database is rewritten.
>
> Someone *is* writing a plugin to pick up iTunes Party Shuffle
> playlist
> (there was a mail yesterday about it) that will be close to what
> you're asking for.
>