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  • Szekely
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Reply #100
Just a few issues I've encountered.


This was encountered when looking up the album by TOC. I've never had this problem before.


This the same album when looking up by Artist/Album.

It's not a big deal really, I'm just super glad to hear you are working on a new version!

  • Dremora
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Reply #101
Szekely, the first bug occurs due to CDStubs being included in the results. Second issue shows a new nature of MusicBrainz being now release-centric instead of disc-centric. Release groups will be used in future versions of foo_musicbrainz to present results in a less distractive way.

I've just released a new version, which excludes CDStubs from search results and adds a couple of other small improvements.
  • Last Edit: 21 May, 2011, 11:17:24 AM by Dremora

  • jesus2099
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Reply #102
Hi Dremora !
When I “saw” you in MB IRC I didn’t realize you were the one who wrote foo_musicbrainz !
Thank you so much for this component, sincerely !
The new add TOC to MB function is marvellously welcome.

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Reply #103
I would really much appreciate a future option that would not combine multiple cd releases into one when trying to tag music ;) (maybe tagging not only by album id but also by disc id?)

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foo_musicbrainz
Reply #104
It seems that “Get tags from Musicbrainz (by Musicbrainz album ID)” tagging context menu was kind of removed.
Would it be possible to have it back ?
It was quite handy and faster than typing (or pasting) both artist and album name fields, in many cases.

I still see it checked in the foobar2000 context menu settings but it doesn’t actually show up.

  • igitur
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foo_musicbrainz
Reply #105
Like many other users, I'm desperately requesting proxy support. I can't do much with this plugin because I'm behind a corporate firewall / proxy.

  • jesus2099
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Reply #106
Like many other users, I'm desperately requesting proxy support. I can't do much with this plugin because I'm behind a corporate firewall / proxy.


Did you try the proxy setting in foobar2000’s networking preferences ?

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Reply #107
It seems that “Get tags from Musicbrainz (by Musicbrainz album ID)” tagging context menu was kind of removed.
Would it be possible to have it back ?
It was quite handy and faster than typing (or pasting) both artist and album name fields, in many cases.

I still see it checked in the foobar2000 context menu settings but it doesn’t actually show up.

It is now only shown when option “Write MusicBrainz IDs” is enabled. As this is causing troubles, I'll restore the original behavior in the next version.
Like many other users, I'm desperately requesting proxy support. I can't do much with this plugin because I'm behind a corporate firewall / proxy.


Did you try the proxy setting in foobar2000’s networking preferences ?

Unfortunately it won't work this way. I'd be happy if someone showed me how to grab this option from the player configuration (couldn't find anything in SDK, although foo_audioscrobbler has somehow managed to use this preference).

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foo_musicbrainz
Reply #108
Probably it uses http_* interfaces from http_client.h ?

  • Dremora
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foo_musicbrainz
Reply #109
Probably it uses http_* interfaces from http_client.h ?

Thanks! I was searching for “proxy” or “networking”, bug haven't noticed that foobar has its own http client interface

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foo_musicbrainz
Reply #110
I would really much appreciate a future option that would not combine multiple cd releases into one when trying to tag music  (maybe tagging not only by album id but also by disc id?)

I agree, this is a serious issue and it will be addressed in the next update.

  • Szekely
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foo_musicbrainz
Reply #111
I have a feature request for the next version. Please provide the ability to convert Unicode symbols to their (universally used ASCII) equivalents. I also recommend having this enabled by default. Most (all?) programs correctly see common symbols such as ' and ’ as different characters and Musicbrainz's new insistence to used all Unicode all the time causes a host of problems and inconveniences with many applications. More info here: http://forums.musicbrainz.org/viewtopic.php?id=2495

foo_musicbrainz
Reply #112
First off thank you for this component.

I have a request, don't know whether this has already been mentioned. if so, sorry for the duplication.

Is it possible to add an option to change artist names from languages like Russion (for instance, Rachmaninoff saves as Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов) to their English form? In Picard there exists a script for this, which you may be aware of.

Thanks.

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Reply #113
Those two feature requests are beginning to complexify foo_musicbrainz IMO.
Anyway my feeling is that they shouldn’t be the new defaults as most people just want the titles and artist names in their genuine form.

  • Dremora
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Reply #114
Actually, both features are quite important and already are in the todo-list. Regarding the first one (ASCII punctuation), I even had a small discussion here, and it will probably even make it right into the next version.
Default settings should present data it its purest form, so both features are gonna be opt-in.

  • Szekely
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foo_musicbrainz
Reply #115
Coolio.

Just a general question: what "advanced" fields are you planning on supporting, if any, with the NGS version? Things such as track relationships, artist and track sort orders, etc.

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Reply #116
In the upcoming version not much, actually — barcode, label, catalognumber and musicbrainz_releasegroupid. But in the future versions more fields will be supported.

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Reply #117
Unicode in tags should not be an issue with modern operating systems, particularly Windows (which you are most likely using if you're running foobar2000). Unicode in filenames is the bigger concern with use of the Musicbrainz database, as programs such as Picard can rename files based on metadata.

Transliteration to the Latin alphabet, however, would be an excellent feature to have. However, if (when?) these features are implemented, I would suggest leaving them off by default.
  • Last Edit: 01 June, 2011, 06:53:43 PM by Zarggg

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Reply #118
Use [font= "Courier New"]$ascii(%artist% _ %title%)[/font] function in foobar2000 for filenames.

  • Dremora
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foo_musicbrainz
Reply #119
0.3 beta 1 is out. Remember, it's only beta, so there still may be bugs.

  • Szekely
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Reply #120
Stupendous, magnificent, amazing!

Well done.

Bug report: tagged the Black Box by Black Sabbath. http://musicbrainz.org/release-group/bf70c...48-f67065409b1b Discs 1, 4 and 8 did not receive disc numbers or disc subtitles when tagged. In fact, the other discs list "totaldiscs" as 5, although they are tagged with the correct disc number, 6, 7, etc.
  • Last Edit: 03 June, 2011, 01:42:16 AM by Szekely

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Reply #121
Bug report: tagged the Black Box by Black Sabbath. http://musicbrainz.org/release-group/bf70c...48-f67065409b1b Discs 1, 4 and 8 did not receive disc numbers or disc subtitles when tagged. In fact, the other discs list "totaldiscs" as 5, although they are tagged with the correct disc number, 6, 7, etc.

Fixed in beta 2.
  • Last Edit: 03 June, 2011, 09:15:44 AM by Dremora

foo_musicbrainz
Reply #122
Although i am not able to explain what a TOC is, however i have an imagination what it is. Since i am not familiar with musicbrains can someone explain why not "get tags from TOC" is vailable in context menu on all selections of an album. Actually there are only few albums where i see this context menu at all.

dremora, do you plan to implement something like this at some point?
  • Last Edit: 03 June, 2011, 02:38:43 PM by q-stankovic
german support forum: www.foobar-users.de / user: qwert73

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Reply #123
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Although i am not able to explain what a TOC is, however i have an imagination what it is.

It's CD Table of Contents:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optical_disc_authoring#TOC
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The Table of Contents (TOC) is the area where the layout of the tracks on the disc is described. [...] The TOC on discs is in principle similar to partition table on hard drives.


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Actually there are only few albums where i see this context menu at all.

I think that the length (in samples) of every selected track should be a multiple of 588.

foo_musicbrainz
Reply #124
I think that the length (in samples) of every selected track should be a multiple of 588.
The only conclusion that now comes to my mind is to use freedb if i like to fetch data based on track length rather than album/artist tag
german support forum: www.foobar-users.de / user: qwert73