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2004-09-08, 01:28
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of
> Pat Farrell
> Sent: 08 September 2004 03:00
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Confusion about squeezebox and formats
>
> At 10:46 PM 9/7/2004, Daryle A. Tilroe wrote:
>
>
> Pat Farrell wrote:
>
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> I just use "tag.exe" that comes with the
> Windows distribution of FlacFrontEnd.
>
>
> How does this handle genres and dates? Unfortunately,
> I also suspect there is no good way to preserve
> multiple artist albums. Probably a lot better
> then typing them in by hand though. :)
>
>
> I tell EAC/CDex to include the genre in the file path.
> So a file goes in /songs/jazz/Wes Montgomery/A Day In The Life/....
>
> Dates it doesn't do. Most of the time, I ignore dates.
> Sometimes, I set them, as tag.exe has a date setter
> parameter. Not that I can tell if the date is
> the recording date, mastering date, release date,
> date that the phonorecord was registered (with the (p)), etc.
>
> Of course, genres are pretty lame in much of the cddb/freedb
> date records anyway.

Pat,

You do realise that flac can be configured to use flac compression as an
external compressor, don't you? All the tags get written automatically.

R.


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