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Jason Holtzapple
2003-12-01, 11:18
Cerebus the Aardvark <cerebusjam (AT) hotmail (DOT) com> wrote:
> > > I have a set of FLAC tag/streaminfo reading routines that do not use
> > > metaflac to obtain the information. These routines are being evolved by
> >Dan
> > > S. and myself to be incorporated into a CPAN module, and should be done
> >in a
> > > week or so, depending on our respective work schedules.
> >
> >This is good news, even though it has obsoleted the FLAC cuesheet
> >parsing code I had written! :)
>
> So, do we need cuesheet parsing? I wasn't sure if we were interested in
> that, since it appears to be an entire cue bundled with each file - what
> would the server need with the cuesheet?

I believe that 1 FLAC file+cuesheet per album is going to become
a popular way of archiving CDs to hard drive. It is convenient
to have 1 file per album. However, because there is no standard
for storing track metadata yet, we might still have to support
an external cue file as well.

--Jason

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