[gst-devel] Tagging, media-info
a.rottmann at gmx.at
Thu Dec 18 08:09:16 CET 2003
in7y118 at public.uni-hamburg.de writes:
> The GStTag stuff is supposed to be a replacement for tags. (I
> differentiate "tags" from "metadata". Tags are added information that can be
> changed - title, author - where metadata includes information that can not be
> chagned without reencoding - length, bitrate).
> I'm not sure what to do about metadata in the long run. (As information: I
> intend to clear that up with the involved tagging coders - probably
> Christophe, Colin, Thomas and some others - when Rhythmbox and probably media-
> info have been ported or are in the process and have some ideas what they need
> (like length, ugh).
What do you mean by ported here?
> Anyway, media-info should be changed to use the new tagging stuff and then
> media info can even write tags.
I'll look into this.
> Unfortunately it is extremely overengineered for current GStreamer
> possibilites (and probably always was). So I tend to hate it. ;)
I'm don't have very much insight into the code yet, could you be a bit
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