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healy
2005-05-30, 12:51
Does the server only use ID3 V1.x tags? New music I've been adding
does not show up. IE: I just purchased 10 tracks from
www.gillianwelch.com and they are all tagged with V2.2 ID3 tags
only. These songs show up in my iTunes smart playlist just fine, but
when I look at that same playlist on the slimserver, the files are
blank lines. There are spaces for the files, but they are blank
except for the play & plus icons. I'm not seeing the option to write
both version 1 & version 2 tags in iTunes 4.8 for Mac. I'd rather
not have to re-tag all these (and a lot more recent additions) in a
separate tagger if I can help it. Anyone got a clue on this?

IE: (The blank lines are on the server this way with icons for "play"
and "add to playlist")
------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------

10. Emmylou Harris / Alison Krauss / Gillian Welch - Didn't Leave
Nobody but the Baby from O Brother, Where Art Thou?

1. Gillian Welch - In Tall Buildings from A Tribute To John Hartford


1. Gillian Welch - Caleb Meyer from Hell Among the Yearlings
2. Gillian Welch - Good Til Now from Hell Among the Yearlings
3. Gillian Welch - The Devil Had a Hold of Me from Hell Among the
Yearlings
4. Gillian Welch - My Morphine from Hell Among the Yearlings
5. Gillian Welch - One Morning from Hell Among the Yearlings
6. Gillian Welch - Miner's Refrain from Hell Among the Yearlings
7. Gillian Welch - Honey Now from Hell Among the Yearlings
8. Gillian Welch - I'm Not Afraid to Die from Hell Among the Yearlings
9. Gillian Welch - Rock of Ages from Hell Among the Yearlings
10. Gillian Welch - Whiskey Girl from Hell Among the Yearlings
11. Gillian Welch - Winter's Come and Gone from Hell Among the Yearlings



1. Gillian Welch - Orphan Girl from Revival
2. Gillian Welch - Annabelle from Revival
(etc, etc)

Marc Sherman
2005-05-30, 12:56
Tom Healy wrote:
> Does the server only use ID3 V1.x tags? New music I've been adding
> does not show up. IE: I just purchased 10 tracks from
> www.gillianwelch.com and they are all tagged with V2.2 ID3 tags only.

It definitely supports ID3v2.3 tags. ID3v2.2 used 3 character tag ids,
while 2.3/2.4 uses 4 character tag ids (2.4 just expands the tag
definitions).

You can probably script the conversion from 2.2 to 2.3.

See http://id3.org/ for more info.

- Marc

healy
2005-05-30, 13:03
On May 30, 2005, at 12:56 PM, Marc Sherman wrote:

> Tom Healy wrote:
>
>> Does the server only use ID3 V1.x tags? New music I've been
>> adding does not show up. IE: I just purchased 10 tracks from
>> www.gillianwelch.com and they are all tagged with V2.2 ID3 tags
>> only.
>>
>
> It definitely supports ID3v2.3 tags. ID3v2.2 used 3 character tag
> ids, while 2.3/2.4 uses 4 character tag ids (2.4 just expands the
> tag definitions).
>
> You can probably script the conversion from 2.2 to 2.3.
>
> See http://id3.org/ for more info.
>

Actually, I just double checked & all 10 files are tagged 2.4. I
guess my question should be: if a 2.4 tag exists but no 1.x tag
exists, does the slimserver have this trouble? I've got around 75
tracks that I've recently added in this situation. They show up fine
as 2.4 tags in iTunes, but they are blank in the slimserver.

Running SlimServer_v2005-05-20

Dan Sully
2005-05-30, 19:56
* Tom Healy shaped the electrons to say...

>Actually, I just double checked & all 10 files are tagged 2.4. I
>guess my question should be: if a 2.4 tag exists but no 1.x tag
>exists, does the slimserver have this trouble? I've got around 75
>tracks that I've recently added in this situation. They show up fine
>as 2.4 tags in iTunes, but they are blank in the slimserver.

Tom - SlimServer can read all versions of ID3 tags, and prefers v2 to v1.

Could you open a bug on this, and attach one of your problem files to it?

http://bugs.slimdevices.com/

Thanks.

-D
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