[haiku] Re: Need Some GSoC Advice

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 11:04:33 +0100 CET

Ryan Leavengood <leavengood@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 2:14 AM, Ankur Sethi <get.me.ankur@xxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:
> > I have decided to go with a two pronged approach, the same one that
> > the SkyOS Index Feeder uses. A database for full-text indexing, and
> > filesystem attributes for files such as MP3s. I submitted my 
> > proposal
> > just a few minutes ago. Thanks to everyone who took an interest :)
> From what I have read in this very long thread, mimicking the SkyOS
> Index Feeder is probably a good idea.

Yes, definitely.

> Also you may recall earlier in this thread I mentioned Army Knife in
> relation to your media player idea. Well I think it might also prove
> useful for mp3 attribute extraction for this project. In other words
> maybe code from Army Knife could be usable in the mp3 search plugin.

Army Knife is using TagLib (http://developer.kde.org/~wheeler/taglib.html) 
for this. I also have ID3v2 code that I have written some time ago that 
could be put under the MIT if the need arises.


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