[mythtv] [SUGGESTION] Ideas to improve the music plugin
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Tue Mar 30 07:29:59 EST 2004
Steven Cruysberghs wrote:
>>Van: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org
>>[mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org] Namens Joseph A. Caputo
>>Verzonden: maandag 29 maart 2004 23:24
>>Aan: matt at goebelnet.com; Development of mythtv
>>Onderwerp: Re: [mythtv] [SUGGESTION] Ideas to improve the music plugin
>>On Monday 29 March 2004 14:45, Matt Goebel wrote:
>>>I understand the music plugin portion of myth is being
>>rewritten and I
>>>have a few suggestions for features I'd like to see. Those are:
>>>1. A better way to navigate large music collections. Everyone
>>>organizes their music differently. All mine is in the format
>>>/Artist/Artist - Title.mp3 ... that way there's no
>>duplication of the
>>>same songs from different albums and there's less work involved in
>>>adding new stuff. Right now I have music from some 2500 or so
>>>artists... so using the tree view to navigate is difficult.
>> I'd like
>>>to see some new optional way to view my collection. If there was a
>>>way to navigate based on the first letter of an artist's
>>name it would
>>>make things quite a bit easier. I'd also like to see a search
>>>function and a folder view option.
>>This has been suggested a number of times... some form of UI overhaul
>>will probably happen in the future; I think most developers
>>off from major UI overhauls at this point until we see how
>>the new mfd
>>infrastructure works out for serving content.
> Isaac recently added "splitartist" as an extra sorting option for the
> music tree that does just this.
Ah, I had been wondering what that was...
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