[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH][RFC] add a list of generic tag names

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Tue Jan 26 20:19:09 CET 2010

Hi Anton,

On 01/25/2010 12:53 PM, Anton Khirnov wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 12:27:13PM -0800, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>> On 01/25/2010 12:23 PM, Anton Khirnov wrote:
>>> sorry for taking so long, i have little time because of exams.
>>> On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 12:17:24PM -0800, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>>>> IMHO It is a 2 words tag name, it should use the word separator
>>>> which is '_'. Language has special suffix treatment, '-' is appended
>>>> and removed like in some muxers. IMHO safer to use '_'
>>> i disagree, language isn't any different than sort. 'album_artist-sort'
>>> is a variant of 'album_artist' tag, in the same way 'album_artist-jap' is,
>>> so both should follow same rules.
>> I think here album_artist is a variant of "sort", and not the contrary.
> wait, what?
> there is no 'sort' tag name, it doesn't make any sense by itself.

IMHO "sort" tag could make sense. Id3 use "sort order" for the 
equivalent tag: TSOA 'Album sort order'

If you insist on using '-', this would be considered as a suffix, and 
while AV_METADATA_IGNORE_SUFFIX doesn't use '-' as a delimiter yet, I 
feel this is weird.

So, if you insist and Michael is also ok with "album_artist-sort", then 
it's fine with me.

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