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

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Fri Jan 29 01:37:35 CET 2010

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 11:19:09AM -0800, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> 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.

I think iam ok with it


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