Xesam meta-meta-data spec needs attention.
fabrice.colin at gmail.com
Sat May 12 02:29:52 PDT 2007
On 5/12/07, Joe Shaw <joe at joeshaw.org> wrote:
> I haven't been following this thread super closely. Why define these
> in .desktop-like files rather than in some sort of documented
> specification? Code is what ultimately will be setting these, so it
> will have to obey them.
I am not sure I understand the benefit of defining these in some sort
of user-editable configuration, instead of in a spec.
If the user defines a new field, it won't have any effect as the engine has
no way to automagically know how that new field maps to the underlying
file format. The corresponding metadata extractor will have to be updated
to support the new field and make sure it is retrieved from files.
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