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Title: APEv1 specification Wiki
Post by: x64igor on 2010-07-30 10:46:56
I got somewhat confused while reading APEv1 specification (http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=APEv1_specification). At first it says "APEv1 has no header" and then at the end is says "an APE tag in the beginning of a file (strongly unrecommended) must have at least a header".

How can it have header if does not include header ? Can the tags even be at the beginning of the file without a header?
Title: APEv1 specification Wiki
Post by: Case on 2010-07-30 10:53:57
APEv1 does not support being in the beginning of the file. The specification has an error.
Title: APEv1 specification Wiki
Post by: Synthetic Soul on 2010-07-30 10:54:24
I guess it's saying that if you insist on putting an APE (notice, no version stated) tag at the beginning of a file it must have a header (and therefore be a v2 tag).

If someone clarifies I don't mind updating the text.
Title: APEv1 specification Wiki
Post by: Synthetic Soul on 2010-07-30 10:56:30
It looks like the text is a little vague as it is the same for both the v1 and v2 spec.

http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?ti...2_specification (http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=APEv2_specification)

Edit: wiki text updated in an attempt to clarify.
Title: APEv1 specification Wiki
Post by: x64igor on 2010-07-30 11:22:38
It's much clearer now, thanks.
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