[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC][PATCH] metadata name
Fri Oct 30 20:11:14 CET 2009
On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 03:54:56PM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> Hi guys,
> This patch addresses issue #1501. Names are distinct.
> I use "composer" to match id3v2 name already used to simplify application
> usage, though I'm not totally convinced since movies do not usually contain
> composer, and I'm not sure the most common usage of libavformat is for
> Then, I noticed that using "author" for songs might not be adequate. Many
> software seems to be using "artist", especially iTunes which is the
> reference for .m4a at least, id3.org mentions "lead performer" for TPE1.
> I suggest we start listing all the metadata exported somewhere (any
> suggestion ?), and mention which demuxer exports it. What do you think ?
> Also I notice that mp3 demuxer now exports "native" tags, did we settle on
> this practice ? If so I will convert the mov demuxer.
I think it was the idea from the begining to do it that way
> It would be nice to write the adopted practice somewhere also.
> I believe
> metadata should be documented very well to be used correctly.
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