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Peter Olufsen
2004-06-29, 00:14
Hi,

On the latest nightly (2004-06-27) Browse Songs is missing. I would otherwise have reported that Browse Songs seems to be very slow (cpu = 100% for a long time), and that the slimserver.db seems to increase in size after browsing songs.

And the search function doesen't work at all, no result is displayed if you search for albums / artsits.

Peter

kdf
2004-06-29, 00:27
Quoting Peter Olufsen <po (AT) dsinet (DOT) dk>:

> Hi,
>
> On the latest nightly (2004-06-27) Browse Songs is missing. I would otherwise
> have reported that Browse Songs seems to be very slow (cpu = 100% for a long
> time), and that the slimserver.db seems to increase in size after browsing
> songs.
that's right. it always has been becuase the iterative search was stupidly
intense. As far as I know, fishbone was the only skin that used it. The latest
nightly creates the home links for all skins on the server side, so I dumped it
from fishbone.

> And the search function doesen't work at all, no result is displayed if you
> search for albums / artsits.

part of this change means the skin cannot create the custom searches. it
searches for song right now. My thought is to go back to the older style form
which had a pulldown for the search type rather than to piggy back on the browse
mode. sound good? I'm into hearing other ideas, since I have left it to ponder
for a couple days.

-kdf

Peter
2004-06-29, 02:30
A drop-down where you can select what to search (All / Artist / Album /
Song) would be fine.

Album search should include artist if specified in server settings, or even
better one more entry in the drop-down (All / Artist / Album / Album+Artist
/ Song)

The display of result could be different from each browse-mode, but then I
think you would need the "Browse Song" mode.

Another very smart way would be to show all types of entrys in the search
result with a symbol showing what type it was (Artist, Album or Song)
Something like the search on www.allofmp3.com. If you do this it would
perhaps be better to have a browse-mode for Search

Thanks,
Peter
----- Original Message -----
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Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 9:27 AM
Subject: [slim] Fishbone skin / Browse Songs


> Quoting Peter Olufsen <po (AT) dsinet (DOT) dk>:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > On the latest nightly (2004-06-27) Browse Songs is missing. I would
otherwise
> > have reported that Browse Songs seems to be very slow (cpu = 100% for a
long
> > time), and that the slimserver.db seems to increase in size after
browsing
> > songs.
> that's right. it always has been becuase the iterative search was stupidly
> intense. As far as I know, fishbone was the only skin that used it. The
latest
> nightly creates the home links for all skins on the server side, so I
dumped it
> from fishbone.
>
> > And the search function doesen't work at all, no result is displayed if
you
> > search for albums / artsits.
>
> part of this change means the skin cannot create the custom searches. it
> searches for song right now. My thought is to go back to the older style
form
> which had a pulldown for the search type rather than to piggy back on the
browse
> mode. sound good? I'm into hearing other ideas, since I have left it to
ponder
> for a couple days.
>
> -kdf
>
>