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Peter Pouliot
2004-04-23, 11:24
Hey Dean,
The file names are in the format of YEAR-MM-DD CF0#.mp3
The titles are YEAR-MM-DD CF0#

So yes the song title is usually the same as the file name, although the
file name may begin w/ the track number first. (iTunes sometimes adds it
and sometimes doesnąt) in which case the file name would be
"1-YEAR-MM-DD CF0#.mp3" and the title would still be "YEAR-MM-DD CF0#"
p

> From: dean blackketter <dean (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>
> Reply-To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
> Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 11:14:12 -0700
> To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
> Subject: [slim] Search For Song Title problems
>
> Hi Peter,
>
> Is the file name the same as the song title in the tags? When you
> search by title, it's using the metainformation in the ID3 tags or
> iTunes Library, not necessarily the file name.
>
> -dean
>
> On Apr 23, 2004, at 11:06 AM, Peter Pouliot wrote:
>
>> Hey Dean, thanks for responding..
>>
>> I can browse the music library folder and find the tracks, I also can
>> browse
>> by artist, or album and find the tracks as well. Only seems to be a
>> problem
>> when searching by track name. I can search by artist and album, and
>> that
>> also works.
>>
>> Do you think it's a tag issue. Here's how I manage my library in case
>> it
>> will help.
>>
>> I use iTunes on a mac to manage library on an external firewire drive
>> (ufs).
>> I then put that drive in a hot swap bay, put it in my slim server and
>> rysnc
>> it over. Basically maintaining 2 copies of the data, production and
>> working
>> set. I use a utility called playlist to dump my playlists out of
>> itunes then
>> do some script foo to make the playlists "linux" friendly. I try to
>> tag as
>> much info into the file as possible, but at a minimum it will have
>> track,
>> disc, title, year, genre, artist and coverart.
>>
>> Here's my "slimserver" info:
>>
>> Mini-itx running fedora core 1/2.4 kernel, it's a pretty minimal
>> install as
>> all it does is serve up tunes for my slimp3 and squeezebox.
>>
>> pp
>>
>>> From: dean blackketter <dean (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>
>>> Reply-To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>>> Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 10:35:23 -0700
>>> To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>>> Subject: [slim] Search For Song Title problems
>>>
>>> Hi Peter,
>>>
>>> Can you browse and find these tracks by artist, album or through the
>>> Browse Music Library option?
>>>
>>> -dean
>>>
>>> On Apr 23, 2004, at 10:04 AM, Peter Pouliot wrote:
>>>
>>>> I seem to be having a problem searching for things via song title. I
>>>> have a
>>>> bunch of mp3 tracks that are named like the following: 2004-04-22.mp3
>>>> Filename, 2004-04-22 would be the song title in the id3 tag. I have
>>>> 170
>>>> tracks that are named like like this.
>>>> If I do a search for Song title, and use 2004. It only finds one
>>>> track.
>>>> When there are at least 170 other mp3 files that also have 2004 in
>>>> the
>>>> song
>>>> title. I've tried rescanning the library multiple times and I still
>>>> end up
>>>> with the same result. Is this a bug in the search by song title, or
>>>> a
>>>> problem with my tag information. Any help would be greatly
>>>> appreciate.
>>>>
>>>> I currently have 2011 tracks with a similar naming convention for
>>>> file
>>>> and
>>>> title, so the inabiltiy to search is quite cumbersome. Any
>>>> suggestions are
>>>> appreciated.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>
>>>> Pp
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>

dean
2004-04-23, 17:29
Hi Peter,

I can't reproduce this here. Can you send me one of the files that
doesn't show up and the one that does?

Thanks,

dean

On Apr 23, 2004, at 11:24 AM, Peter Pouliot wrote:

> Hey Dean,
> The file names are in the format of YEAR-MM-DD CF0#.mp3
> The titles are YEAR-MM-DD CF0#
>
> So yes the song title is usually the same as the file name, although
> the
> file name may begin w/ the track number first. (iTunes sometimes adds
> it
> and sometimes doesn’t) in which case the file name would be
> "1-YEAR-MM-DD CF0#.mp3" and the title would still be "YEAR-MM-DD CF0#"
> p
>
>> From: dean blackketter <dean (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>
>> Reply-To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>> Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 11:14:12 -0700
>> To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>> Subject: [slim] Search For Song Title problems
>>
>> Hi Peter,
>>
>> Is the file name the same as the song title in the tags? When you
>> search by title, it's using the metainformation in the ID3 tags or
>> iTunes Library, not necessarily the file name.
>>
>> -dean
>>
>> On Apr 23, 2004, at 11:06 AM, Peter Pouliot wrote:
>>
>>> Hey Dean, thanks for responding..
>>>
>>> I can browse the music library folder and find the tracks, I also can
>>> browse
>>> by artist, or album and find the tracks as well. Only seems to be a
>>> problem
>>> when searching by track name. I can search by artist and album, and
>>> that
>>> also works.
>>>
>>> Do you think it's a tag issue. Here's how I manage my library in
>>> case
>>> it
>>> will help.
>>>
>>> I use iTunes on a mac to manage library on an external firewire drive
>>> (ufs).
>>> I then put that drive in a hot swap bay, put it in my slim server and
>>> rysnc
>>> it over. Basically maintaining 2 copies of the data, production and
>>> working
>>> set. I use a utility called playlist to dump my playlists out of
>>> itunes then
>>> do some script foo to make the playlists "linux" friendly. I try to
>>> tag as
>>> much info into the file as possible, but at a minimum it will have
>>> track,
>>> disc, title, year, genre, artist and coverart.
>>>
>>> Here's my "slimserver" info:
>>>
>>> Mini-itx running fedora core 1/2.4 kernel, it's a pretty minimal
>>> install as
>>> all it does is serve up tunes for my slimp3 and squeezebox.
>>>
>>> pp
>>>
>>>> From: dean blackketter <dean (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>
>>>> Reply-To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>>>> Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 10:35:23 -0700
>>>> To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>>>> Subject: [slim] Search For Song Title problems
>>>>
>>>> Hi Peter,
>>>>
>>>> Can you browse and find these tracks by artist, album or through the
>>>> Browse Music Library option?
>>>>
>>>> -dean
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 23, 2004, at 10:04 AM, Peter Pouliot wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I seem to be having a problem searching for things via song title.
>>>>> I
>>>>> have a
>>>>> bunch of mp3 tracks that are named like the following:
>>>>> 2004-04-22.mp3
>>>>> Filename, 2004-04-22 would be the song title in the id3 tag. I
>>>>> have
>>>>> 170
>>>>> tracks that are named like like this.
>>>>> If I do a search for Song title, and use 2004. It only finds one
>>>>> track.
>>>>> When there are at least 170 other mp3 files that also have 2004 in
>>>>> the
>>>>> song
>>>>> title. I've tried rescanning the library multiple times and I
>>>>> still
>>>>> end up
>>>>> with the same result. Is this a bug in the search by song title,
>>>>> or
>>>>> a
>>>>> problem with my tag information. Any help would be greatly
>>>>> appreciate.
>>>>>
>>>>> I currently have 2011 tracks with a similar naming convention for
>>>>> file
>>>>> and
>>>>> title, so the inabiltiy to search is quite cumbersome. Any
>>>>> suggestions are
>>>>> appreciated.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>
>>>>> Pp
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>