[RDD] Synchronizing carts and logs

drew Roberts zotzbro at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 07:57:24 EDT 2016


Fred,

On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 2:52 PM, Fred Gleason <fredg at paravelsystems.com>
wrote:

> On Jun 13, 2016, at 14:33, drew Roberts <zotzbro at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I am not sure about all metadata, but WO puts things like artist and title
> in the file. When you import into another system, this comes along. (IIRC.)
>
>
> This has been true for Rivendell as well for quite some time.
>

I thought so, but I could not get the export going to check it out the last
time I needed so I worked things another way.

>
>
> It would likely be good if we had the option to leave the file name as
> cart_cut or change it to something like title_artist or artist_title.
>
>
> The main limitation with the current scheme is the relative paucity of
> available metadata fields.  For formats that offer transparent audio
> quality, you’re basically limited to WAV, which means BWF/CartChunk for
> metadata.
>
Have you looked at Wavpack?

http://www.wavpack.com/

"Uses ID3v1 and APEv2 tags for metadata (including ReplayGain)"

Would that get us there?


>  Not much there beyond Title, Artist and Client (although there is support
> for providing Start/End, Segue and Talk marker data, a facility which
> Rivendell takes full advantage of).  Various automation vendors have
> proprietary extensions that provide more fields, but those are pretty much
> limited to interoperation within that vendor’s product offerings (and
> Rivendell, which will read a number of those formats).
>
> While we could go down the road of inventing Yet Another One-Off Metadata
> Format, it’d far more useful to use something that is a bit more industry
> standard while also offering the ability to capture the full range of
> available fields.  Those may be incompatible requirements.  Any ideas?
>

Have an export option that writes out:

file.wav|flac|mp3 etc.

and

file.meta

where audio goes in the first and matching metadata in the second.

Thoughts?

>
> Cheers!
>
>
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>
> all hte best,

drew
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