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2004-11-05, 03:34
I have the 'iTunesUpdate' plugin installed and enabled, but it does not
appear to work. When each song starts the message "Updating song info"
appears on the SB display briefly, but when I go into iTunes, the only
tracks with a song count or date last played are ones I've played in
iTunes itself. Am I doing something wrong?

Win XP (SP2)
Latest nightly build (04-11-04)
iTunes 4.7
LAME, PERL & Java all installed

Any help would be appreciated as this looks like it could be a very
useful plugin.

Regards

Aynsley

"Craig, James (IT)" <James.Craig (AT) morganstanley (DOT) com> wrote on 05.11.2004,
10:40:46:
> If you use iTunes (Windows) and my 'iTunesUpdate' plugin the iTunes play
> counts (not the same thing as the ID3 tag) can be updated either in
> real-time or by an offline batch process.
>
> I was not aware that there is an official ID3 play count tag.
> The plugin could probably be easily changed to update this - I'd imagine
> that's simpler than talking to iTunes!
>
>
> James
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Pbox
> Sent: 05 November 2004 04:58
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] SlimServer and PCNT/Play Count?
>
> Most definitely not.
>
> I had a similar question a while back, and it seems that there is a very
>
> large portion of Slim users, who are uncomfortable with the idea that
> the slimserver would open their mp3 files for reading (as needed for
> updates).
>
> I tend to be on their side as well, however certain off-line tool
> solution would be A-OK with me. This would take a slimserver produced
> "log" file and update the mp3s to include the information gained from
> the "log" files, in batch mode... Meantime the server can use the same
> (yet unprocessed) log file to dynamically include the info (ie. take the
>
> playcount fro mthe mp3 file, and add it to the playcount glimpsed from
> the "log" file and display it on the slim, as the current playcount)
>
> Peter
>
>
> Dave Rodger wrote:
> >
> > Hi--
> >
> > I have what I hope is a simple question--does SlimServer update the
> ID3
> > PCNT (Play Count) tag when it plays a file?
> >
> > Is there a better/different way to synchronize play counts across
> > multiple playing options?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > -dave
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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