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Re: Bug#180507: ITP: v2strip -- Removes ID3v2 tags from MP3 files

On Mon, Feb 10, 2003 at 09:48:38PM +0100, Christian Garbs wrote:
>   Package name    : v2strip
>   Version         : 0.2.10-1
>   Upstream Author : Mats Peterson <matsp888@yahoo.com>
>   URL             : http://www.geocities.com/matsp888/unix/
>   License         : GPL
>   Description     : Removes ID3v2 tags from MP3 files
>  v2strip is a little utility that removes ID3v2 tags from MP3 files to
>  provide backward compatibility for applications not yet supporting
>  these tags.
> The package is already finished and lintian-clean.  You can have a
> look at it here:

Er.  Both

  /usr/bin/id3convert -2 --strip (libid3-dev)

  /usr/bin/id3v2 --delete-v2 (id3v2)

will do this; why another?

Also, id3v2 is designed to not interfere with applications that don't
support them.  Why not file bugs against the programs that are having
trouble with them?

Glenn Maynard

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