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From Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ogg vorbis metadata?
Date Mon, 25 Jan 2010 20:14:01 GMT

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 6:20 PM, Nick Burch <nick.burch@alfresco.com> wrote:
> Is there any interest in a metadata extractor for ogg vorbis files, much as
> there already is for mp3 id3 tags?

Support for Ogg Vorbis would be great!

> Xiph (the foundation behind ogg) have released a beta version of a java
> library under a BSD license that could be used:
> http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/vorbis-java/vorbis-java-1.0.0-beta.tar.gz
> It's only 390k as-is for the jar, and the tagging only parts would appear to
> be much smaller.
> Is there any interest in an ogg vorbis metadata extractor, and if so, is
> adding another dependency likely to be ok?

Yes, I don't see any problems with that. The library isn't too big so
I think we can use it as-is as a dependency. If it grows or people
have other problems with the extra size, then we can always do like we
did with ICU4J and embed only the relevant parts of the library.


Jukka Zitting

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